Meteorological Records of Colonel Henry Mellish of Hodsock Priory, Worksop, Nottinghamshire; 1870-1935

Administrative / Biographical History

The records of Colonel Henry Mellish (1856-1927) were taken at Hodsock Hall, Nottinghamshire, where a station was maintained from 1875 through to 1925-26. Colonel Mellish made daily observations on the weather at Hodsock, which he published annually (Met/Me). He was President of the Royal Meteorological Society 1909-1910.

Station Reference: Latitude 53? 21' 40" N Longitude 1? 4' 55" W

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Custodial History

The records were acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections in 1977.