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Ross, John, 1777-1856



  • Existence: 1777 - 1856

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 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Ross memorandum

Mss 814340.1
Identifier: Mss 814340.1
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
Identifier: Mss 818263.2
Overview In English.

Sir Hew Dalrymple letter

Mss 819274.2
Identifier: Mss 819274.2
Overview In English.