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Authorised form of nameBidwell; Shelford (1848 - 1909)
SurnameBidwell
ForenamesShelford
Dates1848 - 1909
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Thetford, Norfolk, England (06 March 1848)
Death:
His house at Beechmead, Oatlands Chase, Weybridge (18 December 1909)
Burial:
Walton cemetery
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Education:
Caius College, Cambridge. BA (1870), MA (1873), LLB (1873)
Career:
Called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn; began to study the photo-electrical properties of Selenium (1880); described an instrument for transmitting pictures electrically along a wire (1881)
Memberships:
Physical Society (President 1897-1899)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1886
RelationshipsEldest son of Shelford Clarke Bidwell, brewer, and his wife (also his first cousin) Georgeina diaghter of George Bidwell of Stanton, Norfolk; married (1874) Wilhelmina Evelyn, daughter of Edward Firmstone, rector of Wike
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA6772
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/17/113Letter from Shelford Bidwell to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society12 November 1900
NLB/5/143Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1891
NLB/21/376Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society8 November 1900
NLB/4/270Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society 2 April 1890
NLB/4/307Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society17 April 1890
NLB/5/282Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society28 April 1891
NLB/5/287Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham29 April 1891
NLB/5/945Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society21 November 1891
NLB/9/433Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1894
NLB/5/938Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society20 November 1891
NLB/9/361Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1894
NLB/9/128Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society, care of T S Bidwell, Trondhjem, Bournemouth4 April 1894
NLB/9/224Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society18 April 1894
RR/15/241Letter from Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'Contributions to the study of "hicker" Part II' by T C Porter to Robert Frederick William Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society15 November 1901
RR/15/192Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The behaviour of oxyhaemoglobin' by Arthur Gamgee4 July 1901
RR/15/240Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'Contributions to the study of "hicker" Part II' by T C Porter30 October 190114 November 1901
NLB/14/839Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society27 May 1897
RR/15/303Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'Electro-molecular wave' by Jagadis Chunder Bose25 March 1902
NLB/18/476Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 March 1899
NLB/17/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, President of the Physical Society, Professor William Edward Ayrton and James Swinburne, Fellows of the Royal Society27 October 1898
NLB/18/650Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society15 April 1899
NLB/20/330Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Dukinfield Henry Scott, Fellow of the Royal Society26 March 1900
NLB/24/211Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Shelford Bidwell, [Fellow of the Royal Society]24 March 1902
NLB/20/753Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Roual Society29 June 1900
NLB/21/375Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Shelford Bidwell, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 November 1900
NLB/23/2/471Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1904
NLB/23/1/486Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1901
NLB/24/294Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society21 April 1902
NLB/24/723Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society, Riverstone Lodge, Wimbledon Park Road, Southfields, S.W.30 June 1902
NLB/25/729Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society15 December 1902
NLB/26/538Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society7 April 1903
NLB/30/822Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society29 May 1905
NLB/54/355Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs. J. S. Thompson20 April 1917
RR/9/253Referee's report by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'On the changes produced by magnetisation in the length of rods of iron, steel, and nickel' by Shelford Bidwell1885
RR/10/151Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'Magnetic qualities of nickel (supplementary paper)' by James Alfred Ewing25 July 1888
RR/9/252Referee's report by William Grylls Adams, on a paper 'On the changes produced by magnetisation in the length of rods of iron, steel, and nickel' by Shelford Bidwell14 July 1885
RR/10/119Referee's report by John Hopkinson, on a paper 'On the changes produced by magnetisation in the dimensions of rings and rods of iron and of some other metals' by Shelford Bidwell29 February 1888
RR/10/155Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'On the magnetisation of iron and other magnetic metals in very strong fields' by James Alfred Ewing and William Low19 November 1888
RR/11/198Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'On the potential difference required to produce a spark between two parallel plates in air at different pressures' by J B Peace11 June 1892
RR/13/198Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'On the relation between magnetic stress and magnetic deformation in nickel' by E Taylor Jones15 February 1897
RR/13/163Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of the retina to light and colour' by William De Wiveleslie Abney24 May 1897
RR/10/98Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter.—Part I. Elasticity (continued).—The effect of magnetisation on the elasticity and the internal friction of metals' by Herbert Tomlinson27 April 1886
EC/1886/03Bidwell, Shelford: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000367Bidwell, Shelfordnd
NLB/5/270Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham24 April 1891
RR/15/298Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'On the effects of magnetism' by Guy BarlowMarch 1902
NLB/23/1/427Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Shelford Bidwell, Fellow of the Royal Society11 November 1901
RR/10/120Referee's report by James Alfred Ewing, on a paper 'On the changes produced by magnetisation in the dimensions of rings and rods of iron and of some other metals' by Shelford Bidwell20 March 1888
RR/10/153Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'Magnetic qualities of nickel' by James Alfred Ewing and G C Cowan22 May 1888
RR/15/38Referee's report by Shelford Bidwell, on a paper 'The evolution of the colour sense' by Frederick Edridge-Green12 November 1900
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