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Royal Meteorological Society

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Sept. 1946.

Royal Meteorological Society of 49, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London S.W.7.

1850. The Society was founded under the title of the British Meteorological Society, for the promotion of the science of meteorology in all its branches.

1855 Scottish Meteorological Society was founded

1883 The Meteorological Society became the Royal Meteorological Society

1894 Held their 14th exhibition of instruments in the rooms of the Institution of Civil Engineers at 25 Great George Street, Westminster, London. [1]

1921 the Scottish Meteorological Society was incorporated with the Royal Meteorological Society.

Past Members included:


  • President: Prof. S. Chapman, F.R.S.
  • Membership: 750.
  • Secretary: A. Hampton Brown.
  • Telephone: Western 0730.

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