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Fallows, Fearon, c1788 - 1831 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from John Croker to Dr Young, 1822-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 111
Scope and Contents

Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1822-10-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Patrick Scully to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 189-191
Scope and Contents

Writing on behalf of Fearon Fallows who was ill, giving news of their activity at Cape Town, of the site of the new observatory, of the difficult conditions in which they had to work, and of the safe arrival of a telescope by Dollond.

Dates: 1822-08-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821-03-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 93-94
Scope and Contents

Concerning tools and instruments for the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1821-03-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 95-96
Scope and Contents

Concerning a candidate for the position of labourer at the Cape Observatory (named Mr Laurence); his own work on tables; and the plan of the observatory.

Dates: 1821-02-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 97-97a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a second applicant for the position of labourer at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1821
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1827-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 156-157
Scope and Contents

Reporting on his activities at the Cape Observatory since 10 March 1827.

Dates: 1827-04-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 108-109
Scope and Contents

Concerning books and papers sent for the Cape Observatory, requesting a better clock, and giving news of the establishment of the observatory.

Dates: 1822-06-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 113-114
Scope and Contents

Reporting on his activities concerning the establishment of the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1823-03-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 115-116
Scope and Contents

Concerning his catalogue [of fixed stars].

Dates: 1823-06-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 128-129
Scope and Contents

Concerning tables and a plan of the observatory and giving news.

Dates: 1823-09-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 131-132
Scope and Contents

Concerning a paper on eclipses, measurements of the height of Table Mountain, and his need for further instruments, and reporting on his activities and on the topography and geology of Cape Town.

Dates: 1823-10-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 133-134
Scope and Contents

Concerning books and papers received, tables sent out, and a meteorological journal; requesting a Dollond repeating altitude and azimuth circle; and reporting on his activities at the Cape, which included collecting mineral specimens on Table Mountain.

Dates: 1823-10-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-01-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 152-153
Scope and Contents

Concerning the production of new copies of his catalogue and papers (as a case of his papers had been lost in transit), and giving news received of Captain Parry.

Dates: 1824-01-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 154-155
Scope and Contents

Informing him of the sudden departure of his assistant Mr Scully, who had left without giving notice after an incident of 'gross immoral conduct' with a young housemaid. Fallows requests that a suitably qualified person 'whose moral character is without stain or blemish' be sent as his replacement, and he recommends Mr Taylor of Greenwich for the position.

Dates: 1824-07-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1823-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 117-118
Scope and Contents

Concerning his first catalogue of the principle fixed stars.

Dates: 1823-06-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1823-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 127-127a
Scope and Contents

Concerning tables and a plan of the observatory and giving news.

Dates: 1823-09-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1824-04-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 149-150a
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing auxiliary tables; see [RGO 14/48: 151].

Dates: 1824-04-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1827-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 158-161
Scope and Contents

Enclosing a copy of a letter he had written to Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office and reporting on his activities at the Cape Observatory from 10 April to 10 May 1827.

Dates: 1827-05-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1827-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 162-163
Scope and Contents

Concerning the acquisition of the land adjoining the Cape Observatory; includes a copy of a letter from Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office.

Dates: 1827-05-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Sir John Barrow, 1821-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 98-105
Scope and Contents

Concerning the best location for the proposed Cape Observatory and including bearings of various points visited in Cape Town.

Dates: 1821-09-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Sir John Barrow, 1823-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 107-107a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a mistake in his previous report and mentioning that a moth had damaged his telescope, destroying the wires.

Dates: 1823-01-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to Francis Baily, 1828 - 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/29
Scope and Contents Correspondence comprised predominantly of letters from T. Maclear or F. Fallows to F. Baily:A letter from Maclear to Baily concerning methods of calculating longitudes, 1828, including mention of C. Babbage and T. Young.A letter from Maclear to Baily, 1835, concerning the publication of Cape observations by Fallows and Maclear; the accuracy of the transit clock; the expansion of the Cape Observatory; observations of Halley's Comet, 1-24 September 1835; C. Piazzi Smyth's...
Dates: 1828 - 1843
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Meteorological observations, 1823-05 - 1824-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/137
Scope and Contents

A small notebook written by Fearon Fallows containing meteorological observations taken at Clermont and Moulins.

Dates: 1823-05 - 1824-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Microfilm of RGO 15/27 and 30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 36/4/4
Scope and Contents

An undated microfilm made by the Public Record Office of correspondence of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope: RGO 15/27, correspondence of Fearon Fallows and Thomas Henderson, 1820-1833, and RGO 15/30, correspondence of Henderson, G.B. Airy and Thomas Maclear, 1832-1842.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous computations, 1829 - 1831

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/42
Scope and Contents A set of miscellaneous computations divided into eleven sections:Adjustments of the clock, the position of the illuminated end of the Transit Axis, intervals of wires and corrections for imperfect transits, 1829.Level error and azimuth error, April 1829 - January 1831.Arrangement in order of south polar distance of F. Fallows's corrections for level error and azimuth error.Selection and small stars for clock error, 11 April 1829 - January...
Dates: 1829 - 1831
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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