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Authorised form of nameWright; John Martin Frederick (1793 - 1893)
Dates1793 - 1893
NationalityBritish
Date of birth21 March 1793
Date of death13 February 1893
OccupationClergyman; tutor; author
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityEducation:
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
Career:
Chaplain to the Duke of Cambridge; dedicated his career as a writer and private tutor to helping students succeed at university
Memberships:
FSA; FRAS; FRSL
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1843
Age at election50
Published works'Alma mater, or, Seven years at the University of Cambridge' 1827; http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n84805315/
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Notes:
PL 30 November 1855 listed as a defaulter.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/43035002
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
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