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Authorised form of nameTomlinson; Charles (1808 - 1897)
SurnameTomlinson
ForenamesCharles
Dates1808 - 1897
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
North London, England (27 November 1808)
Death:
Highgate, London (15 February 1897)
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery, London
ActivityEducation:
University College, London
Career:
Lecturer in Experimental Science, King's College, London; investigated surface tension of liquids; gave up science for poetry; Dante Lecturer, University College, London (1878-1880)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1867
RelationshipsYounger son of Charles Tomlinson; married Sarah Windsor
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
F Kurzer, 'The life and work of Charles Tomlinson FRS: A Career in Victorian Science and Technology' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 203-226
Notes:
F Crace Calvert has signed election certificate twice
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/35369112
Royal Society codeNA6333
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/11/30'Outline of a Report on the Miscellaneous Literature in the Library of the Royal Society', by Charles Tomlinson25 April 1872
AP/44/15On the Motions of Camphor on the surface of Water1862
AP/50/14On Supersaturated Saline Solutions1868
NLB/8/374Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Tomlinson, Fellow of the Royal Society11 October 1893
NLB/10/1022Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Tomlinson, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1895
NLB/14/338Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons20 February 1897
NLB/12/270Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Charles Tomlinson, Fellow of the Royal Society, 7 North Road, Highgate, N.20 January 1896
NLB/18/596Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Grylls Adams, Fellow of the Royal Society7 April 1899
NLB/36/640Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to S R King, Willow Bank, Piercefield Road, Farnley, Liverpool23 November 1907
RR/4/267Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the motions of camphor on the surface of water' by Charles Tomlinson11 March 1862
RR/4/266Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'On the motions of camphor on the surface of water' by Charles Tomlinson15 March 1862
RR/7/76Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson11 August 1870
RR/7/140Letter from John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson15 February 1871
RR/6/296Second referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson16 December 1868
RR/6/295Letter from Charles Tomlinson, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson10 December 1868
RR/6/294Referee's report by John Tyndall, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson16 October 1868
RR/7/77Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson1 September 1870
RR/7/139Letter from Charles Tomlinson, on his paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' to the Secretary of the Royal Society19 January 1871
RR/9/106Referee's report by Charles Tomlinson, on a paper 'On impact with a liquid surface' by Arthur Mason Worthington14 April 1882
RR/9/321Letter from unnamed referee, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter' by Herbert Tomlinson30 October 1885
MM/25/10Letter from Herbert Rix, the Royal Society, Burlington House, to Charles Tomlinson6 November 1885
RR/6/293Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions' by Charles Tomlinson3 August 1868
EC/1867/19Tomlinson, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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