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Authorised form of nameWoodcroft; Bennet (1803 - 1879)
Dates1803 - 1879
NationalityBritish
Place of birthHeaton Norris, Lancashire, England
Date of birth29 December 1803
Place of deathHis home, Redcliffe Gardens, South Kensington, London
Date of death07 February 1879
Dates and placesBurial:
Brompton Cemetery, London
ActivityCareer:
Superintendent, Great Seal Patent Office; Professor of Machinery, University College, London
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1859
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1879 vol 29 pp xxxii-xxxiv
Notes:
Joshua Field signed under General Knowledge, but this crossed out
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/30318339
Royal Society codeNA1143
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
EC/1859/14Woodcroft, Bennet: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/7/12Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Great Seal Patent Office, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]3 February 1864
MC/7/145Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Patent Office 25 Southampton Buildings, to W [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]28 November 1864
MC/8/96Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Patent Office, to W [Walter] White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society25 October 1867
MC/8/169Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Clerk to the Commissioners of Patents, Patent Office, to the Secretary of the Royal Society8 April 1868
MC/8/178Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Patent Office, to W [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]22 April 1868
MC/8/179Letter from B [Bennet] Woodcroft, Patent Office, to W [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]28 April 1868
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