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Authorised form of nameFletcher; Sir; Lazarus (1854 - 1921)
Dates1854 - 1921
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSalford, Manchester, England
Date of birth03 March 1854
Place of deathGrange over Sands, Lancashire
Date of death06/01/1921
ActivityEducation:
Manchester Grammar School; Balliol College, Oxford. MA
Career:
Fellow of University College, Oxford; Millard Lecturer on Physics, Trinity College, Oxford; Junior Demonstrator, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford; Senior University Mathematical Scholar (1876); Examiner in the Natural Science Schools, Oxford and Cambridge; Keeper of the Mineralogical Department, British Museum (1880-1909); died of heart disease
Honours:
Kt 1916
Memberships:
FGS; FCS; Physical Society; Mineralogical Society (President)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/06/1889
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1910-1912
RelationshipsEldest son of Stewart Fletcher of Manchester.
Married: 1) Agnes Ward, daughter of Rev Thomas Holme of Oldham (she died 1915); 2) (1916) Edith, sister of his first wife
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1921 vol 99 pp ix-xii, plate, signed by A L
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/42593581
Royal Society codeNA6969
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1889/09Fletcher, Sir Lazarus: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/70/2Chemical analysis of the Meteoric Stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand in the year 18861893
IM/001448Fletcher, Sir Lazarusnd
NLB/23/1/120Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Mr Fletcher26 September 1901
NLB/7/297Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, S.W.13 January 1893
NLB/14/685Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society28 April 1897
RR/15/56Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'The mineral constituents of dust and soot from various sources' by Walter Noel Hartley and Hugh RamageDecember 1900
NLB/19/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1899
NLB/23/1/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society16 October 1901
NLB/23/1/338Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1901
NLB/28/75Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society, 35 Woodville Gardens, Ealing, W5 January 1904
NLB/32/97Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]3 January 1906
NLB/47/811Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Mr [Lazarus] Fletcher FRS16 April 1913
NLB/35/135Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons22 April 1907
NLB/38/530Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society7 September 1908
NLB/40/511Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to L [Lazarus] Fletcher FRS 18 June 1909
NLB/43/44/8Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society27 October 1910
NLB/45/211Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to L [Lazarus] Fletcher FRS19 January 1912
NLB/46/295Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society8 July 1912
NLB/45/812Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr L [Lazarus] Fletcher FRS14 May 1912
NLB/47/783Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to L [Lazarus] Fletcher FRS, 35 Woodville Gardens, Ealing14 April 1913
NLB/57/69Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent10 July 1919
NLB/48/785Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Lazarus] Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society14 October 1913
NLB/54/15Copy letter from an unknown sender; to Sir Lazarus Fletcher, FRS20 January 1917
NLB/52/537Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 January 1916
NLB/54/116Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Lazarus Fletcher, FRS12 February 1917
RR/20/115Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'On a meteoric iron from winburg, orange free state' by W A Douglas Rudge29 May 1913
RR/12/106Referee's report by William Augustus Tilden, on a paper 'Chemical analysis of the meteoric stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand, in the year 1886' by Lazarus Fletcher26 January 1894
RR/12/201Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'On the microscopical characters of urinary calculi of oxalate and lime' by William Miller Ord and Samuel George Shattock22 September 1894
NLB/57/284Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to unknown correspondent7 October 1919
NLB/60/345Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Archibald] Liversidge, FRS21 January 1921
RR/13/100Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'Angular measurement of optic axial emergences' by William Jackson Pope15 May 1896
RR/14/99Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'A compensated interference dilatometer' by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton19 March 1898
RR/15/2Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'An experimental investigation into the flow of marble' by Frank Dawson Adams and John Thomas Nicolson26 July 1900
NLB/57/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; Sir Lazarus Fletcher, FRS4 July 1919
RR/12/127Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'On hollow pyramidal ice crystals' by Karl Grossmann and Joseph Lomas24 January 1894
NLB/10/38Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society, 26 Woodville Road, Ealing, W.8 September 1894
NLB/9/251Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lazarus Fletcher, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1894
RR/16/85Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'An enquiry into the variation of angles observed in crystal; especially of Potassium-Alum and Ammonium-Alum' by Henry Alexander Miers11 April 1903
NLB/37/734Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr Johnston-Levis, 82 Rue de Courcelles, Paris6 May 1908
NLB/54New Letter Book volume 54, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration10 January 1917-2 November 1917
RR/12/48Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'On a meteoric stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand' by George Henry Frederick Ulrich24 January 1893
RR/12/107Referee's report by Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story Maskelyne, on a paper 'Chemical analysis of the meteoric stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand, in the year 1886' by Lazarus Fletchernd [1893]
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
RR/12/108Letter from Lazarus Fletcher, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'Chemical analysis of the meteoric stone found at Makariwa, near Invercargill, New Zealand, in the year 1886' by Lazarus Fletcher28 February 1894
RR/15/265Referee's report by Lazarus Fletcher, on a paper 'A comparative crystallographical study of the double selenates of the series R2M(SeO4)2, 6H2O - salts in which M is magnesium' by Alfred Edward Howard Tutton22 May 1901
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