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Sheerness

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on galvanic time, 1855 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/613
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the communication of time by the Post Office telegraph. There are papers on the trials, costs and tests of clocks on the network; the regulation of clocks; proposals for time signals to be sent to naval dockyards from Greenwich; time balls at Portsmouth, Devonport, Sheerness, Glasgow, Hamburg, Liverpool and the City Observatory, London; and a report by Airy on the workings of the Devonport Time Ball and sketches of its galvanic arrangement. The...
Dates: 1855 - 1858
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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Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/614
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signals at Portsmouth, Devonport and Sheerness and the tests, errors and running of time balls at Gravesend, Newcastle, Liverpool, Glasgow, Mauritius and the Cape of Good Hope. The papers include a newspaper cutting from 'The Gateshead Observer' on the importance of time balls; accounts and reports on the Post Office clocks; papers on the regulation of the London Bridge and Westminster Great Clock; and papers on the regulation of the Edinburgh...
Dates: 1858 - 1860
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Alacrity under commander George Hope Johnstone, 1826-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 357
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-10-26
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Gloucester under Captain Henry Stuart, 1829-08-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 168
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1829-08-15
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Rifleman, 1823-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 130
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-10-04
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Rifleman under Captain James Montague, 1823-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 127
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-09-26
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 concerning the delivery of chronometers to HMS Firebrand, for conveyance to HMS Rolla at Sheerness, 1835-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 290
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-03-07
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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Letter from R.G. Peacock to the Navy Office, 1811-11-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 206-207a
Scope and Contents

Enclosing his new lunar tables; for these see [RGO 14/34: 208-210].

Dates: 1811-11-15
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 Samuel Ward Flinders to George Gilpin, 1808-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 35-36
Scope and Contents

Concerning a reward of £200 which he had been offered by the Board of Longitude in return for making observations while on board HMS Investigator.

Dates: 1808-05-21
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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Log entries for June, 1772-06-21 - 1772-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 1v
Scope and Contents

Daily log entries beginning on 21 June at Sheerness, where Wales ‘got on board the timekeepers’ and his instruments, which he spent the following days examining.

Dates: 1772-06-21 - 1772-06-30
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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Observations made at Sheerness and Spithead, 1801-05 - 1801-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 119r-119v
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).

Dates: 1801-05 - 1801-07
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Castor under Captain Sir R. Grant, 1832-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 96
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-06-30
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Cruizer under Commander J. McCausland, 1833-11-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 192
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-11-01
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Donegal under Captain John Dick, 1831-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 17
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-04-11
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Festal under Captain W. Jones, 1833-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 169
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-07-11
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Gannet under Commander J.B. Maxwell, 1834-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 242
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-05-03
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Jaseur under Commander J. Hackett, 1834-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 230
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-02-12
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Rolla under Lieutenant F.H.H. Glasse, 1835-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 284
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-03-04
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Salamander under Commander W. Austin, 1833-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 161
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-06-12
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Wanderer under Commander T. Dilke, 1835-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 317
Scope and Contents

Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-08-26
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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Printed letter concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Serpent under Commander Symonds, 1833-07-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 167
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-07-05
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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Printed letter concerning chronometers for HMS Rose under Commander W. Barrow, 1834-08-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 252
Scope and Contents

Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-08-04
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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Printed letter concerning chronometers for HMS Vernon under Captain M'Kerlie, 1834-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 262
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-11-10
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Thunderer under Captain [?Rice], 1834-01-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 215
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-01-08
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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