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Authorised form of nameCadell; William Archibald (1775 - 1855)
SurnameCadell
ForenamesWilliam Archibald
Dates1775 - 1855
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
His father's residence at Carron Park, near Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland (27 June 1775)
Death:
Edinburgh (19 February 1855)
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Research Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Edinburgh University
Career:
Did not practice law, but engaged in scientific and antiquarian research; taken prisoner by the French whilst travelling on the Continent and escaped after several years; published "A journey in Carnicola, Italy and Freance in the years 1817, 1818" (1820)
Memberships:
FGS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
28/06/1810
RelationshipsEldest son of William Cadell, one of the founders of the Carron Iron Works
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA3257
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/15/2Flow Lines of the Ancients1831
EC/1810/07Cadell, William Archibald: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/10/4Hour Lines of the Ancients18 July 1830
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