Ross, John, 1777-1856

Ross, John, 1777-1856

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1856

Biography

Sir John Ross CB (24 June 1777 – 30 August 1856) was a British Royal Navy officer and Polar explorer. He was the uncle of Sir James Clark Ross, who explored the Arctic with him, and later led expeditions to Antarctica.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John Ross memorandum

Mss 814340.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814340.1
Date(s): 1814-05
Scope and Contents

John Ross memorandum, establishing certain secret marks to be made on sailing papers of ships stopped at sea.

John Wilson Croker letter

Mss 818263.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 818263.2
Date(s): 1818-04-13
Abstract

In English.

Sir Hew Dalrymple letter

Mss 819274.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819274.2
Date(s): 1819-04-24
Abstract

In English.

Sir John Ross letters

Mss 841402
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841402
Date(s): 1841-07-02 to 1841-11-29
Abstract

In English.