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Authorised form of nameWilliams; Charles Greville Hanson (1829 - 1910)
Other forms of nameWilliams, Charles Hanson Greville
SurnameWilliams
ForenamesCharles Greville Hanson
Dates1829 - 1910
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Cheltenham, Gloucester, England (22 September 1829)
Death:
Bay Cottage, Smallfields, Horley, Surrey (15 June 1910)
Burial:
Streatham
ActivityProfession:
Chemist
Career:
Trained as a chemist and worked in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh; Assistant to W H Perkin (FRS 1866) at Greenford Green; Partner, Star Chemical Works, Brentford; Chemist and Photometric Supervisor to the Gas, Llight and Coke Company (1877-1901); researched dyes and coal gas; discovered cyanine, or quinoline blue
Memberships:
FCS (1862)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1862
RelationshipsSon of S Hanson Williams, Solicitor of Cheltenham, and his wife Sophia, daughter of Thomas Billings; married (1852) Henrietta, daughter of Henry Bosher of Taunton
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1911 vol 85 pp xvii-xx signed by A H C
Royal Society codeNA6156
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/46/7Researches on Isomeric Alkaloids1864
IM/Maull/004926Williams, Charles Greville Hansonnd
NLB/3/814Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 October 1889
NLB/6/1022Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 October 1892
NLB/42/478Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 June 1910
RR/3/280Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal' by Charles Greville Williams1 June 1857
RR/3/288Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal - Part II' by Charles Greville Williams22 February 1858
RR/3/289Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the constitution of the essential oil of rue' by Charles Greville Williams13 April 1858
RR/3/287Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal - Part II' by Charles Greville Williams12 February 1858
RR/4/278Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On isoprene and caoutchine' by Charles Greville Williams11 December 1860
RR/5/278Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches on isomeric alkaloids' by Charles Greville Hanson Williams27 June 1864
RR/5/279Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'Researches on isomeric alkaloids' by Charles Greville Hanson Williams21 July 1864
EC/1862/16Williams, Charles Greville Hanson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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