of the powerful Hudson's Bay Company (Hudson's company).
Born in Essex in a family of hereditary sailors. From
his father, who served as a captain in the East Indian Company, from
childhood he gained the skills of a navigator.
In 1806 Pelli became director of the Hudson’s company, and then
successively as assistant manager and manager.
In 1823 he was chosen as a senior partner in Trinity House - the
Board of the Lighthouse and Pilot Corporation, from 1840 he headed
the Bank of England, and in 1841 became the governor.
In 1837 Pelley organized T.
Simpson and P.
Dis expedition for
the company's money to open the Northwest Passage and explore the
northern coast of the Americas. In
1840 he received the title of baronet.
Died at Upton House, Essex. He
was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Chichester, West Sussex, England.
the coast of Northern Canada in Mackenzie Bay.
the east coast of Victoria Island in the Canadian Arctic
apparently, by J.
Rey in 1851.
the east end of the Simpson Channel. Named
by T. Simpson and P. Dease in 1839.
the island of Victoria. Named
Collinson in 1853.
The bay in
the north of the American continent east of the peninsula of Buthia.