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Authorised form of nameFawcett; Henry (1833 - 1884)
SurnameFawcett
ForenamesHenry
Dates1833 - 1884
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (26 August 1833)
Death:
Cambridge (06 November 1884)
Burial:
Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
ActivityEducation:
King's College School; Peterhouse, Cambridge, migrated to Trinity Hall. BA (1856). Lincoln's Inn (admitted 1854)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity Hall; blinded in a shooting accident, Harnham Hill (1859); Professor of Political Economy, Cambridge University (1863-1884); MP for Brighton (1865); Postmaster General (1880); died of a chill
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/01/1882
RelationshipsSon of William Fawcett and his wife Mary Cooper; married (1867) Millicent, daughter of Newson Garret of Aldeburgh
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 21 December 1872
Notes:
At head of certificate: Certificate of a Candidate of the privileged class for Election
Royal Society codeNA2881
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1882/01Fawcett, Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
VF/11"A Radical leader"21 December 1872
IM/001374Fawcett, Henry1999
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