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Authorised form of nameBramwell; Sir; Frederick Joseph (1818 - 1903)
SurnameBramwell
ForenamesFrederick Joseph
Dates1818 - 1903
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Finch Lane, Cornhill, London, England (07 March 1818)
Death:
1A Hyde Park Gate, London (30 November 1903)
Burial:
Hever, Kent
ActivityProfession:
Civil engineer
Career:
Trained as an engineer and studied steam propulsion; constructed a locomotive for the Stockton and Darlington Railway (1843); set up his own business concentrating legal and consultative work (1853); the first engineer to practise as a technical advocate; President, British Association (1888); Adviser to the London water companies; died of a cerebral haemorrhage
Honours:
Kt 1881; Bt 1889
Memberships:
MICE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/06/1873
RelationshipsSon of George Bramwell, partner in Dorrien and Co Bankers; younger brother of Sir George William Wilshere Bramwell (FRS 1882); married (29 March 1847) Harriet Leonara (his cousin), daughter of Joseph Frith; father-in-law of Sir Victor Horsley (FRS 1886)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 27 August 1892
Royal Society codeNA6425
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000525Bramwell, Sir Frederick Joseph1889
EC/1873/07Bramwell, Sir Frederick Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/743/1/155Letter from Frederick Joseph Bramwell, 5 Great George Street, Westminster, to John Hall Gladstone, 17 Pembridge Square 19 October 1897
NLB/2/204Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Frederick Bramwell, Fellow of the Royal Society27 February 1888
NLB/4/163Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Frederwick Joseph Bramwell28 February 1890
NLB/4/1092Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Frederick Joseph Bramwell, Fellow of the Royal Society16 January 1891
NLB/4/1180Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Frederick Bramwell, 5 Great George Street, Westminster, S.W.6 February 1891
NLB/19/611Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Frederick Bramwell, Fellow of the Royal Society9 November 1899
MS/928/2/13Letter from Frederick Joseph Bramwell, 5 Great George Street, Westminster, to Charles Vernon Boys, 27 The Grove, Boltons 11 January 1900
MS/427/39Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Frederick Joseph] Bramwell Esq., FRS19 June 1880
IM/000524Bramwell, Sir Frederick Joseph1877
NLB/32/83Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 December 1905
IM/000008British Association Meeting in Newcastle1889
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