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Authorised form of nameWhitworth; Sir; Joseph (1803 - 1887)
Dates1803 - 1887
NationalityBritish
Place of birthStockport, Lancashire, England
Date of birth21 December 1803
Place of deathMonte Carlo
Date of death22 January 1887
Dates and placesBurial:
Darley churchyard, Derbyshire
OccupationEngineer
ActivityCareer:
Engineer
Honours:
Bt 1869
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/06/1857
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1887 vol 42 pp ix-xi signed by J H
References:
Sir Harold Hartley, 'The Debt of Engineering to Fellows of the Royal Society' in NR 1961 vol 16 pp 136-140
F C Moon, 'Robert Willis and Franz Reuleaux: pioneers in the theory of machines' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 209-230
Notes:
George Rennie's signature under 'From General Knowledge' has been crossed out
Royal Society codeNA2851
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/5/45Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Vernon Heath, Brunswick Hotel, Jermyn Street, S.W.26 February 1891
NLB/5/67Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society6 March 1891
M/226Whitworth, Sir Joseph Bart
EC/1857/15Whitworth, Sir Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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