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Authorised form of nameTownsend; Richard (1821 - 1884)
SurnameTownsend
ForenamesRichard
Dates1821 - 1884
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBaltimore, County Cork, Ireland
Date of birth03 April 1821
Place of deathAt his residence, 54 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin, Ireland
Date of death16 October 1884
Dates and placesBurial:
Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin, Ireland
Research fieldMathematics; geometry
ActivityEducation:
Trinity College, Dublin. BA (1842), MA (1852)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin (1845); Tutor (1847); Professor of Natural History, Dublin (1870)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/06/1866
RelationshipsEldest son of Thomas Townsend of Smithville, and his wife Helena, daughter of John Freke of Baltimore; married Mary Jane Barret, his first cousin (she died 1881); no children
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/35871905
Royal Society codeNA5915
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
AP/50/3Memoir on "Undevelopable Uniquadric Homographics"1868
EC/1866/15Townsend, Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/171Letter from Richard Townsend, Trinity College Dublin, to the Royal Society11 April 1868
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