Past RAS Presidents

LIST OF PRESIDENTS AND DATES OF OFFICE

Surname

First name(s) or initials, and title

Dates  of Presidency

ABNEY

W. de W.

1893–95

ADAMS

John Couch

1851–53, 1874–76

AIRY

Sir George Biddell

1835–37, 1849–51, 1853–55, 1863–64

BAILY

Francis

1825–27, 1833–35, 1837–39, 1843–45

BALL

Sir Robert S.

1897–99

BARSTOW

Martin A.

2014-16

BELL BURNELL

Susan Jocelyn

2002–04

BISHOP

George

1857–59

BLACKWELL

D.E.

1973–75

BRINKLEY

Bishop

1831–33

CAYLEY

Arthur

1872–74

CHAPMAN

Sydney

1941–43

CHRISTIE

W.H.M.

1888–90

COLEBROOK

H.T.

1823–25

COMMON

A.A.

1895–97

COOK

A.H.

1977–79

COWLING

T.G.

1965–67

CROMMELIN

A.C.D.

1929–31

CRUISE

Adrian Michael

2018-

DARWIN

Sir George

1899–1900

DAVIES

R. D.

1987–89

DAVIES

Roger

2010–12

DE LA RUE

Warren

1864–66

DINGLE

H.

1951–53

DREYER

J.L.E.

1923–25

DUNKIN

Edwin

1884–86

DYSON

F.W.

1911–13

EDDINGTON

Sir Arthur

1921–23

FABIAN

Andrew

2008–10

FOWLER

Alfred

1919–21

GILL

Sir David

1909–11

GLAISHER

J.W.L.

1886–88, 1901–03

GREAVES

W.M.H.

1947–49

HERSCHEL

Sir William

1821–23

HERSCHEL

Sir John Frederick William

1827–29, 1839–41, 1847–49

HIDE

R.

1983–85

HILL

E.H.

1913–15

HIND

J.R.

1880–82

HOYLE

Sir Fred

1971–73

HUGGINS

Sir William

1876–78

JACKSON

J.

1953–55

JEANS

Sir James H.

1925–27

JEFFRIES

Sir Harold

1955–57

JOHNSON

Manuel J.

1855–57

JORDAN

C

1994–96

KNOBEL

E.B.

1892–93, 1900–01

KNOX-SHAW

H.

1931–33

LASSELL

William

1870–72

LEE

Dr. John

1861–63

LINDSAY

Lord

1878–80

LONGAIR

M. S.

1996–98

LOVELL

Sir Bernard

1969–71

LYNDEN-BELL

D.

1985–87

MacCREA

Sir William Hunter

1961–63

MACMAHON

P.A.

1917–19

MAIN

Rev. Robert

1859–61

MANNERS

Adm. R.H.

1868–70

MAW

W.H.

1905–07

MILNE

E.A.

1943–45

NEWALL

H.F.

1907–09

PHILLIPS

Rev. Theodore E.B.

1927–29

PLASKETT

H.H.

1945–47

PLUMMER

H.C.

1939–41

POUNDS

K. A.

1990–92

PRITCHARD

Rev. Charles

1866–68

REDMAN

R.O.

1959–61

REES

Sir M.

1992–94

REYNOLDS

J.H.

1935–37

ROWAN- ROBINSON

M.

2006–08

SADLER

Donald H.

1967–69

SAMPSON

R.A.

1915–17

SEATON

M.J.

1979–81

SMART

W.M

1949–51

SMITH

F. Graham

1975–77

SMYTH

Captain W.H.

1845–47

SOUTH

Sir James

1829–31

SOUTHWOOD

David

2012–14

SPENCER JONES

H.

1937–39

STEAVENSON

W.H.

1957–59

STONE

E.J.

1882–84

STRATTON

F.J.M.

1933–35

TAYLER

R. J.

1989–90

TENNANT

J.F.

1890–92

TURNER

H.H.

1903–05

WEISS

N. O.

2000–02

WHALER

Kathryn A.

2004–06

WILLIAMS

D. A.

1998–2000

WOLFENDALE

Arnold W.

1981–83

WOOLLEY

Sir Richard

1963–65

WROTTESLEY

Lord

1841–43

ZARNECKI

John

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