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Authorised form of nameLanchester; Frederick William (1868 - 1946)
SurnameLanchester
ForenamesFrederick William
Dates1868 - 1946
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Lewisham, London, England (23 or 28 October 1868)
Death:
Birmingham, Warwickshire (08 March 1946)
ActivityResearch Field:
Engineering
Education:
LLD (Birmingham)
Career:
President, InstAE, 1910-1911; Member, Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Memberships:
MICE; MIMechE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/05/1922
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1945-1948 vol 5 pp 757-766, plate, by H R Ricardo
References:
Sir Harold Hartley, 'The Debt of Engineering to Fellows of the Royal Society' in NR 1961 vol 16 pp 136-140
J A D Ackroyd, 'Sir George Cayley, the father of aeronautics, Part 1. The invention of the aeroplane' NR 2002 vol 56 pp 167-181
J Corden, 'Web of Science History' project in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 383-388
Notes:
TR and DNB give birth date as 23 October 1868; Index to BR and DSB give 28 October 1868
Royal Society codeNA1157
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1922/07Lanchester, Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MDA/A/26/6Correspondence of A V Hill, Mrs Lacey - A P Laurie1940s
MDA/A/6Copy of Frederick William Lanchester's paper, 'Relativity and radiation' and two associated letters1942
MDA/A/6/2Letter from Sir Henry Dale PRS to F W Lanchester29 December 1942
MDA/A/6/1Copy of Frederick William Lanchester FRS's paper, 'Relativity and radiation' with covering letter attached23 December 1942 - 25 December 1942
NLB/11/775Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr F J Vaes, Lungendijk 144, Gorinchem, Holland[October 1895]
NLB/40/230Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to F [Frederick] W [William] Lanchester4 May 1909
RR/50/31Referee's report by Frederic Charles Bartlett, on a paper 'Investigations concerning the blind spot of the retina' by Frederick William LanchesterMay 1933
RR/50/33Referee's report by Frederic Charles Bartlett, on a paper 'On the seat of permanence of visual impressions' by Frederick William LanchesterMay 1933
RR/50/35Referee's report by John Herbert Parsons, on a paper 'Problems of the visual pathway' by Frederick William LanchesterNovember 1933
RR/50/34Referee's report by Frederic Charles Bartlett, on a paper 'A blind or insensitive hiatus is next in the field of vision. With appendix' by Frederick William LanchesterMay 1933
RR/51/3Referee's report by John Herbert Parsons, on a paper 'On directional fixity and the transitory visual image' by Frederick William Lanchester[March 1934]
RR/50/32Referee's report by John Herbert Parsons, on a paper 'Investigations concerning the blind spot of the retina' by Frederick William Lanchester10 April 1933
RR/51/2Referee's report by Frederic Charles Bartlett, on a paper 'On directional fixity and the transitory visual image' by Frederick William Lanchester19 February 1934
RR/51/1Referee's report by Charles Samuel Myers, on a paper 'On directional fixity and the transitory visual image' by Frederick William Lanchester20 March 1933
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