Reference numberEC/1871/01
TitleBesant, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationSenior Wrangler and First Smith's Prizeman in 1850. Moderator in 1856. Examiner in the University of London from 1860 to 1865.
Author of Treatises on 'Hydromechanics and the Theory of Sound' 2nd Edn 1867,
" Elementary Hydrostatics 2nd Edn 1867,
" Geometrical Conic Sections 1869,
" Roulettes and Glissettes 1870,
and of Papers in the Mathematical Journal, & the Mathematical Messenger on various points of Pure and applied Mathematics.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. M W Crofton.
From Personal Knowledge. J C Adams; A Sedgwick; Robt Willis; J Challis; William Selwyn; Charles C Babington; I Todhunter; S Parkinson; J J Sylvester; W H L Russell
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Besant, William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1319Besant; William Henry (1828 - 1917)1828 - 1917
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