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Reference numberEC/1890/02
Previous numbersCert XI, 176
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TitleBaker, Sir Benjamin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationBenjamin Baker Esq.
Has been engaged as Engineer during the last twenty five years in the design and construction of many important works at Home and Abroad; including the Forth Bridge and has carried out numerous investigations relating to the strength of materials, and of engineering structures generally and has contributed Papers thereon to various scientific Societies viz Proc Insn Civil Engineers, Trans Am Socy Mechanical Engineers, BA Reports &c. Author of a theoretical investigation into the most advantageous system of constructing Bridges of great span upon which plan the Forth Bridge and Six of the largest Bridges in the world have been built.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: J T Bottomley; R Grant; John G McKendrick; William R Grove
From Personal Knowledge: William Thomson; James Thomson; James Dewar; Frederick Bramwell; T Hawksley; F A Abel; J Fletcher Moulton; W H Preece; D E Hughes
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Baker, Sir Benjamin: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6909Baker; Sir; Benjamin (1840 - 1907)1840 - 1907
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