S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Seydell, George Rudolph (meteorological observation)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: 1935, Place not known.

G. Rudolph Seydell requested naturalization as a citizen of the Cape Colony in 1892. In later years he was a general dealer at Clanwilliam. He made regular meteorological observations for the Meteorological Commission of the Cape of Good Hope at his second order meteorological station in Clanwilliam from the beginning of 1897 to the end of 1902. A summary of his observations was published annually in the Commission's Report for these years.


List of sources:
Cape of Good Hope. Report of the Meteorological Commission, 1897, 1899-1902.

General directory of South Africa, 1903.

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). . Documents relating to Seydell, George Rudolph / Seydell, Rudolph / Seydell, G.R.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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