Reference numberEC/1860/07
Previous numbersCert IX, 441; A00428
TitleBateman, John Frederic La Trobe: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJohn Frederic Bateman. The Constructor of Hydraulic works of great magnitude, in which several Scientific applications are for the first time introduced. The author of Statistal Meteorological papers published in the Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, of a Report on the 'Supply of Water to Towns' published in the Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1855, and of various Reports on Engineering subjects. The Inventor of a Spherical ball Valve for use in fire cocks, Air valves, and other Water Works apparatus, and the Improver and applier of many simple and useful processes in hydraulic Engineering. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the sciences of Geology, Hydraulics, and Mechanics. Eminent as a Civil Engineer.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: Wm Fairbairn; Jas Walker; George Rennie; Tho Graham; W Hopkins; Jas P Joule; Edw W Binney; D T Ansted; John Phillips; William Cureton; Joseph Whitworth; Geo E Frere; Joshua Field; Archibald Smith; Leonard Horner; Richard Owen; John Tyndall
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Bateman, John Frederic La Trobe: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7692Bateman; John Frederic La Trobe (1810 - 1889)1810 - 1889
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