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Authorised form of nameMundella; Anthony John (1825 - 1897)
Dates1825 - 1897
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLeicester, Leicestershire, England
Date of birth28 March 1825
Place of deathHis house, 16 Elvaston Place, Queen's Gate, London
Date of death21 July 1897
Dates and placesBurial:
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ActivityCareer:
Entered a printing office; Partner, Messrs Hine and Co, hosiery manufacturers, Nottingham; MP for Sheffield (1868-1885); MP for Brightside division, Shefffield (1885-1897); Privy Councillor (1880); introduced the Compulsory Education Act (1881); President of the Board of Trade (1886, 1892-1894); died of paralysis
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/03/1882
RelationshipsSon of Antonio Mundella, originally of Monte Olimpino near Como, Italy, who came to England as a political refugee, and his wife Rebecca, daughter of Thomas Allsopp; married (1845) Mary, daughter of William Smith
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 09 December 1871, 30 November 1893 (group)
Notes:
Certificate of a Candidate of the privileged class for Election
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56452065
Royal Society codeNA1526
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1882/04Mundella, Anthony John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/15/238Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 July 1897
MC/12/239Letter from A J [Anthony John] Mundella, Education Department, Whitehall, to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society11 March 1882
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
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