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Authorised form of namePreston; Thomas (1860 - 1900)
Dates1860 - 1900
NationalityBritish
Place of birthBallyhagan, Kilmore, County Armagh
Date of birth23 May 1860
Place of deathHis home in Orwell Park, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland
Date of death07/03/1900
Research fieldNatural Philosophy
ActivityEducation:
Trinity College, Dublin. MA
Career:
Professor of Natural Philosophy, University College, Dublin (1891)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1898
RelationshipsYoungest son of Abraham Dawson Preston and his wife Anne; married (1895) Katharine Mary McEwan
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP)
References:
Brebis Bleaney, 'Centenary of the Zeeman Effect' in NR 1998 vol 52 pp 131-136
Royal Society codeNA6642
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1898/12Preston, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/16/814Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons15 June 1898
NLB/16/596Copy letter of a notice from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [The Times]5 May 1898
NLB/20/276Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons12 March 1900
RR/14/264Detailed referee's report by Thomas Preston, on a paper 'The thermal expansion of pure nickel and cobalt' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton15 May 1899
RR/14/263Referee's report by Thomas Preston, on a paper 'The thermal expansion of pure nickel and cobalt' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tuttonnd [May 1899]
RR/14/259Referee's report by Thomas Preston, on a paper 'The thermal deformation of the crystallised normal sulphates of Potassium, Rubidium, and Caesium' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton26 February 1899
RR/14/260Detailed referee's report by Thomas Preston, on a paper 'The thermal deformation of the crystallised normal sulphates of Potassium, Rubidium, and Caesium' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tuttonnd [1899]
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