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Authorised form of nameGreenwell; William (1820 - 1918)
SurnameGreenwell
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1820 - 1918
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Greenwell Ford, Durham, England (23 March 1820)
Death:
Durham, County Durham (27 January 1918)
Burial:
Lanchester, County Durham
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Education:
Durham School (1833-1836); Durham University. BA (1839), LTh (1842), MA (1843); Honorary DCL (1882)
Career:
Pemberton Fellow, Durham University (1844-1854); ordained deacon (1844); ordained priest (1846); Bursar, University College (1844-1847); Chaplain (1846-1847); Perpetual Curate, Ovingham, Northumberland (1847-1850); Principal, Neville Hall, Newcastle (1852-1854); Chaplain, Cosin's Hall, Durham (1854-1864);Minor Canon and Librarian, Durham Cathedral (1854-1909); Rector, St Mary-le-Bow-the-Less (1865-1918); JP, County Durham (1870); Alderman; invented the Greenwell salmon fly and 'Greenwell's Glory' trout fly; Liberal politician
Memberships:
Durham Archaeological Society (President); FSA (1868)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1878
RelationshipsSon of William Thomas Greenwell JP; unmarried
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSR
Royal Society codeNA6476
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1878/09Greenwell, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/13/335Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Reverend Canon William Greenwell, Fellow of the Royal Society, Durham28 July 1896
NLB/16/466Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Canon [Greenwell]18 April 1898
NLB/22/486Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Reverend Canon [William] Greenwell, Fellow of the Royal Society22 May 1901
NLB/27/592Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Reverend Canon William Greenwell, Fellow of the Royal SocietyOctober 1903
NLB/32/482Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Reverend Canon William Greenwell, Fellow of the Royal Society, Durham19 March 1906
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