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Authorised form of nameSnelus; George James (1837 - 1906)
SurnameSnelus
ForenamesGeorge James
Dates1837 - 1906
NationalityBritish
Place of birthCamden Town, London, England
Date of birth25 June 1837
Place of deathEnnerdale Hall, Frizington, Cumberland
Date of death18/06/1906
Dates and placesBurial:
Arlecdon parish church, Cumberland
OccupationMetallurgist
ActivityEducation:
Teacher training; Royal School of Mines
Career:
Patented a method of removing phorphorus from molten pig iron (1872); an expert rifle shot
Memberships:
ARSM; FCS; MIME
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1887
RelationshipsSon of James Snelus, master builder, and his wife Susannah; married (1867) Lavinia Whitfield, daughter of David Woodward, silk manufacturer of Macclesfield
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1906-1907 vol 78 pp lx-lxi signed by J E S
Royal Society codeNA7130
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1887/15Snelus, George James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/004299Snelus, George Jamesnd
IM/Maull/004300Snelus, George Jamesnd
NLB/5/1136Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Percy Carlyle Gilchrist, 101 Palace Chambers, 9 Bridge Street, Westminster, S.W.8 January 1892
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