Saturday, 31 January 2009

Wednesday January 31, 1894

Forwarded Prof. Turner’s resignation of office of Chief Assist., as from Feb 28, to Admy & proposed appointment of Mr Dyson as his successor.

William Christie, Astronomer Royal

Rebekah Higgitt says.....
H. H. Turner's resignation and Frank Dyson's installation as Chief Assistant at the Observatory were long anticipated but could only be made official through the Admiralty, the government department that administered the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

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