Authorised form of nameWright; John Martin Frederick (1793 - 1893)
Dates1793 - 1893
Date of birth21 March 1793
Date of death13 February 1893
OccupationClergyman; tutor; author
Research fieldMathematics
King's Lynn Grammar School; Trinity College, University of Cambridge (1815-1822); tutored at Trinity by John Brass and John Hudson; wrote an anonymous account of life at University of Cambridge as a guide for students and parents
Chaplain to the Duke of Cambridge; dedicated his career as a writer and private tutor to helping students succeed at university
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1843
Age at election50
Published works'Alma mater, or, Seven years at the University of Cambridge' 1827;
Bulloch's Roll
PL 30 November 1855 listed as a defaulter.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6086
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1843/21Wright, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/279Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr [Richard Tetley] Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]27 April 1891
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView