Contributor:

WELD, Charles Richard


Biographical Details: Dates: 1813 - 1869
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Contributed book reviews between 1845 and 1869
Characteristics: Subjects included geography/travel, sea-faring, angling and fish, popular science, Arctic exploration particularly Sir John Franklin's missing expedition, engineering, education, prisons, social policy and statistics, geology, astronomy
Characteristics: Also contributed many column paragraphs of science news and information, on Arctic exploration particularly
Source of Characteristics: DNB
Characteristics: Historian
Mark: WELD


The following reviews have been identified as being written by this contributor:

  • Account of Measurement of Two Sections of the Meridional Arc of India 1035 (August 28,1847)
  • All Round the Wrekin 1708 (July 21,1860)
  • America by River and Rail 1495 (June 21,1856)
  • The American Angler's Book 1969 (July 22,1865)
  • American Fish-Culture 2150 (January 9,1869)
  • The Angler-Naturalist 1867 (August 8,1863)
  • Annuaire des Societes Savantes de la France et de l'Etranger 996 (November 28,1846)
  • Annual of Scientific Discovery 1854 (May 9,1863) 1382 (April 22,1854)
  • An Arctic Boat-Journey in the Autumn of 1854 1698 (May 12,1860)
  • Arctic Discovery and Adventure 1864 (July 18,1863)
  • Arctic Explorations 1514 (November 1,1856)
  • Arctic Searching Expedition 1257 (November 29,1851)
  • An Arctic Voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound, in search of Friends with Sir John Franklin 1177 (May 18,1850)
  • The Art of Cleaning, Dyeing etc 1383 (April 29,1854)
  • The Art of Fishing 2044 (December 29,1866)
  • The Artificial Production of Fish 1288 (July 3,1852)
  • Astronomical Observations made under the Direction of M. F. Maury, Lieut. U.S. Navy. Volume I. 1007 (February 13,1847)
  • Atlas of Skeleton Charts 1443 (June 23,1855)
  • Bibliographical Biography 1153 (December 1,1849)
  • Biographical Notice of Admiral Sir John Franklin 1517 (November 22,1856)
  • A Book on Angling 2055 (March 16,1867)
  • The Career, Last Voyage, and Fate of Capt. Sir John Franklin 1683 (January 28,1860)
  • Ceylon and the Cingalese 1180 (June 8,1850)
  • The Colonist's and Emigrant's Handbook of the Mechanical Arts 1377 (March 18,1854)
  • Commercium Epistolicum 1501 (August 2,1856)
  • The Construction of Wrought-Iron Bridges 1628 (January 8,1859)
  • Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes 1217 (February 22,1851)
  • Criminal Returns for England and Wales, 1845 976 (July 11,1846)
  • Directions for the Preservation of English Antiquities, &c. 1223 (April 5,1851)
  • The Discovery of the Large, Rich and Beautiful Empire of Guiana 1078 (June 24,1848)
  • The Discovery of the North-West Passage 1513 (October 25,1856)
  • The Discovery of the North-West Passage 1531 (February 28,1857)
  • Education in England, Wales and Scotland. Two Volumes 1391 (June 24,1854)
  • Eighth and Ninth Annual Reports of the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England. 1848 1095 (October 21,1848)
  • Eleventh Report of the Poor Law Commissioners 941 (November 8,1845)
  • Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship Resolute to the Arctic Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships Erebus and Terror, 1852, 1853, 1854 1553 (August 1,1857)
  • Explanations and Sailing Directions to accompany the Wind and Current Charts 1410 (November 4,1854)
  • Fac-simile of the Illustrated Arctic News, published on board H.M.S. Resolute 1280 (May 8,1852)
  • Fish Culture 1837 (January 10,1863)
  • Fish Hatching 1858 (June 6,1863)
  • The Franklin Expedition 1163 (February 9,1850)
  • French Voyages, and the Maritime Revolution from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century, Etc 2087 (October 26,1867)
  • General Report of the Royal Hospital of Bethlem for the Year ending the 31st of December 905 (March 1,1845)
  • Geography of the Middle Ages 1113 (February 24,1849)
  • Geological Excursions round the Isle of Wight and along the adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire 1013 (March 27,1847)
  • The Golden Horns 1213 (January 25,1851)
  • Great Circle Tracts and Distances, and Azimuths without Calculation 1339 (June 25,1853)
  • Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857 1835 (December 27,1862)
  • A Guide to the Pyrenees 1814 (August 2,1862)
  • Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont 977 (July 18,1846)
  • A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities, Pagan and Christian 1095 (October 21,1848)
  • Heroes of Discovery: Magellan, Cook, Park, Franklin, Livingstone 2090 (November 16,1867)
  • How we Spent the Autumn; by the Authoresses of 'The Timely Retreat' 1699 (May 19,1860)
  • Industry of the Rhine. Series II. 1077 (June 17,1848)
  • An Introduction to the Use of the Mouth-Blowpipe 1502 (August 9,1856)
  • The Island of Sardinia 1109 (January 27,1849)
  • The Isle of Man 1087 (August 26,1848)
  • Journal of a Cruise among the Islands of the Western Pacific 1338 (June 18,1853)
  • Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 and 1797 1479 (March 1,1856)
  • Journal of a Voyage to the Polar Seas made in search of Sir John Franklin in 1851 and 1852 1388 (June 3,1854)
  • Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia 1063 (March 11,1848)
  • A July Holiday in Saxony, Bohemia, and Silesia 1563 (October 10,1857)
  • Kazan, the Ancient Capital of the Tartar Khans. Two Volumes 1376 (March 11,1854)
  • L'Acadie 1145 (October 6,1849)
  • L'Alcadre 1146 (October 13,1849)
  • Lands of the Slave and the Free 1455 (September 15,1855)
  • The Last of the Arctic Voyages 1466 (December 1,1855)
  • The Learned Societies and Printing Clubs of the U.K. 1028 (July 10,1847)
  • Letter concerning Lanes for the Steamers crossing the Atlantic 1446 (July 14,1855)
  • A Letter to the Board of Visitors of the Greenwich Royal Observatory in reply to the Calumnies of Mr. Babbage 1415 (December 9,1854)
  • A Letter to Viscount Palmerston, K. G., from Lady Franklin 1528 (February 7,1857)
  • A Lexicon, English and Turkish 1767 (September 7,1861)
  • Life of Sir John Richardson 2111 (April 11,1868)
  • Life of Thomas Young 1432 (April 7,1855)
  • The Life of William Scoresby; by his Nephew 1737 (February 9,1861)
  • Life with the Esquimaux 1940 (December 31,1864)
  • Magnetic and Meteorological Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in 1846 1097 (November 4,1848)
  • Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in the Year 1843 952 (January 24,1846)
  • Map of the Eastern Frontier of the Cape of Good Hope 1530 (February 21,1857)
  • Le Marvan 1249 (October 4,1851)
  • A Memoir of the Equinoctial Storms of March-April, 1850 1374 (February 25,1854)
  • Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum of Practical Geology. Part I 1502 (August 9,1856)
  • Memoirs of the Life and Scientific Research of John Dalton 1397 (August 5,1854)
  • Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton 1442 (June 16,1855)
  • The Middle Kingdom 1073 (May 20,1848)
  • Minutes of the Committee of Council in Education 1015 (April 10,1847)
  • Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education, with Appendices, 1844 936 (October 4,1845)
  • Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education 1069 (April 22,1848)
  • Miscellaneous Works 1432 (April 7,1855)
  • Narrative of a Journey Round the World 1329 (April 16,1853)
  • A Narrative of Arctic Discovery from the Earliest Period to the Present Time 1171 (April 6,1850)
  • Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 1730 (December 22,1860)
  • A Narrative of the Circumstances and Causes which led to the Failure of the Searching Expeditions sent by Government and others for the Rescue of Sir John Franklin 1726 (November 24,1860)
  • A Narrative of the Expedition sent by Her Majesty's Government to the River Niger in 1841 1084 (August 5,1848)
  • Narratives of the Voyage of H. M. S. Herald during the Years 1845 - 1851 1320 (February 12,1853)
  • The Nooks and By-Ways of Italy 2115 (May 9,1868)
  • The North-West Passage and the Fate of Sir John Franklin 1721 (October 20,1860)
  • The North-West Passage, and the Plans for the Search for Sir John Franklin 1599 (June 19,1858)
  • Northumberland and the Border 1661 (August 27,1859)
  • Norway in 1848 and 1849 1165 (February 23,1850)
  • Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory 1152 (November 24,1849)
  • Observations made at the Magnetical and Meteorological Observatory at St. Helena during the Years 1840 - 1843 1043 (October 23,1847)
  • Observations made at the Methanical and Meteorological Observatory in Toronto, Canada. Volume III 1551 (July 18,1857)
  • On National Education 1002 (January 9,1847)
  • On Suicide, and Suicidal Insanity 1498 (July 12,1856)
  • On the Mortality in Prisons 948 (December 27,1845)
  • On the Tertiary Fluvio-Marine Formation of the Isle of Wight 1523 (January 3,1857)
  • The Open Polar Sea 2053 (March 2,1867)
  • Original Relation of the Voyage of Jacques Cartier to Canada in 1534 2087 (October 26,1867)
  • Papers and Despatches relating to the Arctic Searching Expeditions of 1850-1-2 1279 (May 1,1852)
  • A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage 1541 (May 9,1857)
  • The Physical Geography of the Sea 1433 (April 14,1855)
  • A Physician's Holiday 1126 (May 26,1849)
  • Pictures from Sicily 1313 (December 25,1852)
  • Pictures from the North, in Pen and Pencil 1094 (October 14,1848)
  • Pictures of Nuremberg, and Rambles in the Hills and Valleys of Franconia 1178 (May 25,1850)
  • The Polar Regions 1744 (March 30,1861)
  • Practical Illustrations of the Necessary for Ascertaining the Deviation of the Compass 1055 (January 15,1848)
  • The Practical Sugar Planter 1077 (June 17,1848)
  • The Progress of the Nation in its various Social and Economical Relations from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century 1002 (January 9,1847)
  • Quarterly Table of the Mortality 954 (February 7,1846)
  • Recollections of a Five Years' Residence in Norway 1765 (August 24,1861)
  • Reduction of the Observations of the Moon, made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1750 to 1830 1080 (July 8,1848)
  • Remains of Pagan Saxondom 1284 (June 5,1852)
  • Report of a Commission appointed by the King of Sardinia to ascertain the amount of Cretinism in that Kingdom 1185 (July 13,1850)
  • Report on the Mortality of Cholera in England 1848 - 49 1298 (September 11,1852)
  • Reports on the Natural History of Salmonoids in the Tweed and its Tributaries 2055 (March 16,1867)
  • The Sea-Fisherman, or Fishing Pilotage 1962 (June 3,1865)
  • The Search for Franklin 1287 (June 26,1852)
  • Second Report of the Commissioners for Inquiring into the State of large Towns and Populous Districts 911 (April 12,1845)
  • The Secrets of Angling 1962 (June 3,1865)
  • Seventh Annual Report of the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England, 1846 1001 (January 2,1847)
  • Shooting and Fishing in Lower Brittany 1677 (December 17,1859)
  • Sight-seeing in Germany and the Tyrol in the Autumn of 1855 1507 (September 13,1856)
  • Sixth Annual Report of the Registrar General of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England 904 (February 22,1845)
  • Sixth Report of the Postmaster-General 1696 (April 28,1860)
  • Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Society Club 1735 (January 26,1861)
  • Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal 1287 (June 26,1852)
  • A Tarantasse Journey through Eastern Russia in the Autumn of 1856 1540 (May 2,1857)
  • Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Printing of Tissues 976 (July 11,1846)
  • Third Meteorological Report, presented by R. B. Smyth, Director of the Observatory, Melbourne, to the Colonial Legislative 1632 (February 5,1859)
  • Thirteen Letters from Sir Isaac Newton to John Covel, D. D. 1113 (February 24,1849)
  • The Tommiebeg Shootings 1720 (October 13,1860)
  • Travels of his Royal Highness Prince Adalbert of Prussia in the South of Europe and in Brazil 1123 (May 5,1849)
  • A Treatise on Public Slaughter-Houses 1117 (March 24,1849)
  • Tweed and Don 1721 (October 20,1860)
  • The Voyage of the Fox in the Arctic Seas 1678 (December 24,1859)
  • Voyage of the Prince Albert in Search of Sir John Franklin 1211 (January 11,1851)
  • Voyage on Icarie 1093 (October 7,1848)
  • The Water Lilly on the Danube 1317 (January 22,1853)
  • What has Religion to do with Politics? 1087 (August 26,1848)
  • A Yorkshireman's Trip to Rome in 1866 2109 (March 28,1868)

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