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Applications for sick leave, 1886 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/21

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Applications for sick leave from Royal Observatory staff and medical certificates sent to the Astronomer Royal, 1895-1909. The correspondents are F.W. Dyson, H.P. MacManus, G.E. Niblett, J. Simmons and C.J. Symms.

Correspondence with employees confined to their homes for a quarantine period for smallpox and with doctors regarding safeguards for the rest of the Royal Observatory staff, 1902. The correspondents are G. Bischlager, F.W. Dyson and W.G. Thackeray.

Applications for sick leave and medical certificates from Royal Observatory staff, 1902-1909. The correspondents are J. Carter, E. Dix, A. Grumwool, C. Hole, C. Hare, G. Lifton, A. Lifton, J. Lewis, W. MacManus, A. Niblett, H. Outhwaite, C. Symms, J. Simmons, T. Minifee, E. Vickery, J. Vickery and W. Woodman.

Applications from Royal Observatory staff for sick leave and medical certificates sent in support of these requests, 1886-1909. The correspondents are W. Bowyer, W. Bryant and Mrs E. Criswick. G. Criswick, P.H. Cowell, A. Crommelin, C. Davidson, A. Davidson, J. Durrant, D. Edney, H. Turner, H.P. Hollis, I. Lewis, J. MacGavin, E.W. Maunder, C. Nash, G.E. Niblett, H. Outhwaite, R. Rendell, J. Rainage, J. Simmons, H.H. Turner, W.G. Thackeray and W.J. Wickison.


  • 1886 - 1909

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