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Authorised form of nameEsson; William (? 1838 - 1916)
SurnameEsson
ForenamesWilliam
Dates? 1838 - 1916
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland (17 May 1838 or 17 May 1839
Death:
Oxford (25 August 1916)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
Inverness Academy; St John's College, Oxford. MA
Career:
Fellow of Merton College, Oxford (1860-1897); Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford (1897-1916)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/06/1869
Lectures:
Bakerian (jointly) 1895
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1916-1917 vol 93 pp liv-lvii signed by E B E
Notes:
DSB gives birth date as '17 May 1839 [perhaps 1838]'. Henry Noad has signed the election certificate twice
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/106836815
Royal Society codeNA6346
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1869/08Esson, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/001312Esson, Williamnd
NLB/11/762Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 October 1895
NLB/11/140Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor of 'Nature', 29 Bedford Street, Strand[April 1895]
NLB/11/216Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, Fellow of the Royal Society15 May 1895
NLB/11/260Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings[May 1895]
NLB/11/378Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings18 June 1895
NLB/53/524Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Edwin Bailey] Elliott, FRS24 October 1916
NLB/26/596Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Professor William Esson, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1903
NLB/45/719Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Professor [William] Esson28 April 1912
NLB/53/567Copy letter from [Sir Joseph John] Thomson, President of the Royal Society and FRS; to Mrs. Gay, The Manor House, Wickmere, Norwich30 October 1916
RR/6/139Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the laws of connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson31 January 1866
RR/10/44Referee's report by William Esson, on an untraced paper 'A geometrical interpretation of the first two periods of chemical elements' by Samuel Haughton2 June 1887
RR/12/324Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson10 April 1895
RR/12/327Letter from William Esson, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson24 June 1895
RR/12/325Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson19 May 1895
RR/12/326Letter from Augustus George Vernon Harcourt, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding the Bakerian Lecture 'On the laws connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount.—III. Further researches on the reaction of hydrogen dioxide and hydrogen iodide' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson23 June 1895
NLB/73/316Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John] Drinkwater Esq., Highgate N628 May 1931
IM/Maull/001313Esson, Williamnd
RR/6/140Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the laws of connexion between the conditions of a chemical change and its amount' by Augustus George Vernon Harcourt and William Esson27 September 1866
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