Record

Authorised form of nameMiller; William Allen (1817 - 1870)
SurnameMiller
ForenamesWilliam Allen
Dates1817 - 1870
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Ipswich, Suffolk, England (17 December 1817)
Death:
Liverpool, Lancashire (30 September 1870)
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry, spectroscopy, astronomy
Education:
MD
Career:
Demonstrator of Chemistry, King's College, London (1840)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/02/1845
Council:
Treas 1861-1870; VP 1855-1857, 1861-1870
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
J S Rowlinson, 'The work of Thomas Andrews and James Thomson on the liquefaction of gases' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 143-159
F Kurzer, 'The life and work of Charles Tomlinson FRS: A Career in Victorian Science and Technology' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 203-226
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1870-1871 vol 19 pp xix-xxvi signed by C T
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/20446849
Royal Society codeNA7299
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1845/02Miller, William Allen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003100Miller, William Allennd
MM/14/208Letter from WH Miller, Cambridge3 January 1868
MM/14/219Letter from WA Miller, Royal Society, to W White3 December 1869
DM/6/71Letter from WA Miller to Wheatley6 August 1869
DM/6/64Letter from WA Miller to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society30 July 1868
IM/Maull/003099Miller, William Allennd
DM/6/70Letter from WA Miller to Wheatley4 August 1869
DM/6/60Letter from WA Miller to Walter White, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society11 July 1868
IM/Maull/003098Miller, William Allennd
MS/743/1/9Testimonial by William Allen Miller, King's College, London, on behalf of John Hall Gladstone30 May 1855
RR/1/4Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the heat disengaged during metallic substitutions' by Thomas Andrews9 February 1848
RR/3/70Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the velocities of currents of air in vertical tubes, due to the presence of aqueous vapour in the atmosphere' by W. D. Chowne28 October 1856
RR/2/249Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On molecular influences.—Part I. Transmission of heat through organic structures' by John Tyndall28 March 1853
RR/4/113Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (continued)' by George Gore26 October 1859
RR/6/262Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to William Allen Miller, regarding a paper 'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism.—No. XI' by Edward Sabine17 July 1868
RR/4/119Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Liquid diffusion applied to analysis' by Thomas Graham2 July 1861
RR/3/64Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on an unnamed paper by Frederick Crace Calvert 1856
RR/3/121Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the molecular properties of antimony' by George Gore16 July 1858
RR/2/77Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On osmotic force' by Thomas Graham13 September 1854
RR/3/10Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the constitution and properties of ozone' by Thomas Andrews11 October 1855
RR/2/34Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the condition of certain elements at the moment of chemical change' by Benjamin Collins Brodie27 July 1850
RR/3/31Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of sulphuric acid upon the armides and nitriles' by George Bowdler Buckton and August Wilhelm von Hofmann3 July 1856
RR/2/103Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches into the molecular constitution of the organic bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann15 April 1851
RR/3/71Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the velocities of currents of air in vertical tubes, due to the presence of aqueous vapour in the atmosphere' by W D Chowne31 October 1855
RR/4/6Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the spectrum of carbon' by John Attfield25 June 1862
RR/2/73Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On circumstances modifying the action of chemical affinity' by John Hall Gladstone28 March 1855
RR/2/221Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On rubian and its products of decomposition' by Henry Edward Schunck20 March 1851
RR/4/114Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the properties of electro-deposited antimony (concluded)' by George Gore24 June 1862
RR/4/3Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the volumetric relations of ozone, and the action of the electrical discharge on oxygen and other gases' by Thomas Andrews and Peter G Tait12 May 1860
RR/3/212Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry into the alleged sugar-forming function of the liver' by Frederick William Pavy31 July 1858
RR/4/99Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On a new series of organic compounds containing boron' by Edward Frankland14 June 1862
RR/4/196Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on sugar formation in the liver' by Frederick William Pavy7 August 1860
RR/5/33Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the peroxides of the radicals of the organic acids' by Benjamin Collins Brodie10 July 1863
RR/3/278Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Account of the construction of a standard barometer, and description of the apparatus and processes employed in the verification of barometers at the Kew Observatory' by John Welsh21 June 1856
RR/3/295Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the existence of multiple proportion in the quantities of heat produced by the chemical combination of oxygen and other bodies' by Thomas Woods21 June 1856
RR/4/138Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the forces that produce the great currents of the air and of the ocean' by William Hopkins25 February 1860
RR/4/54Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the relations between the elastic force of aqueous vapour, at ordinary temperatures, and its motive force in producing currents of air in vertical tubes' by W D Chowne12 May 1860
RR/4/118Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On liquid transpiration in relation to chemical composition' by Thomas Graham23 September 1861
RR/4/175Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the influence of temperature on the electric conducting power of metals' by Augustus Matthiessen and Moritz von Bose31 March 1862
RR/3/86Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale30 August 1858
RR/5/121Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the spectra of some of the fixed stars' by William Huggins and William Allen Miller21 June 1864
RR/7/76Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On supersaturated saline solutions - Part II' by Charles Tomlinson11 August 1870
RR/5/83Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the molecular mobility of gases' by Thomas Graham10 July 1863
RR/2/116Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the oxidation of ammonia in the human body' by Henry Bence Jones3 March 1851
RR/4/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse30 October 1861
RR/3/36Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Photochemical researches part III' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe4 July 1857
RR/3/292Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the existence of multiple proportion in the quantities of heat, or equivalent alteration of internal space of bodies, caused by definite changes of state as produced by chemical combination or otherwise' by Thomas Woods4 July 1856
RR/5/157Referee's report by Charles Wheatstone, on a paper 'On the photographic transparency of various bodies, and on the photographic effects of metallic and other spectra obtained by means of the electric spark' by William Allen Miller23 August 1862
RR/5/179Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On mauve or aniline-purple' by William Henry Perkin16 March 1864
RR/5/184Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Observations on several mineral substances, including their analysis, &c' by Thomas Lamb Phipson19 December 1862
RR/7/58Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on vanadium - Part III' by Henry Enfield Roscoe21 May 1870
RR/5/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Examination of Rubia munjista, the East-Indian madder, or munjeet of commerce' by John Stenhouse22 January 1864
RR/6/2Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on gun-cotton.—On the manufacture and composition of gun-cotton' by Frederick Augustus Abel26 April 1866
RR/6/3Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Researches on gun-cotton.—Second memoir. On the stability of gun-cotton' by Frederick Augustus Abel18 April 1867
RR/6/122Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Results of observations of atmospheric electricity at Kew Observatory, and at King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia' by Joseph David Everett16 January 1868
RR/6/137Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the absorption and dialytic separation of gases by colloid septa' by Thomas Graham4 July 1866
RR/6/130Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on acids of the lactic series.—No. 1. Synthesis of acids of the lactic series' by Edward Frankland and Baldwin Francis Duppa19 April 1866
RR/7/21Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On deep-sea thermometers' by John E Davis25 May 1870
RR/7/32Letter from William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver' by George Gore to the Secretary of the Royal Society27 August 1870
RR/7/59Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the relation between the sun's altitude and the chemical intensity of total daylight in a cloudless sky' by Henry Enfield Roscoe and Thomas Edward Thorpe21 May 1870
RR/7/78Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of rays of high refrangibility upon gaseous matter' by John Tyndall24 February 1870
RR/6/256Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on vanadium. —Part II' by Henry Enfield Roscoe16 July 1869
RR/6/292Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Research conducted for the medical department of the privy council at the pathological laboratory of St. Thomas's Hospital. First series.—The chemical nature and composition, combinations, and metamorphoses of the colouring-matters of bile' by Johann Ludwig Wilhelm Thudichum23 May 1868
RR/6/254Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to William Allen Miller, regarding a paper 'On the chemical intensity of total daylight at Kew and Pará, 1865,1866, and 1867' by Henry Enfield Roscoe1 August 1867
RR/5/36Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Photo-chemical researches.—Part V. On the direct measurement of the chemical action of sunlight' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe28 December 1862
RR/2/229Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of nitric acid on various vegetables, with a more particular examination of spartium scoparium, linn., or common broom' by John Stenhouse20 October 1850
RR/2/121Second referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the dissolution of urinary calculi in dilute saline fluids, at the temperature of the body, by the aid of electricity' by Henry Bence Jones9 March 1853
RR/5/221Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Investigations of the specific heat of solid bodies' by Hermann Kopp16 November 1864
RR/6/5Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of explosive agents' by Frederick Augustus Abel21 July 1869
RR/3/109Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies - third memoir. On a new series of organic acids containing nitrogen' by Edward Frankland2 February 1837
RR/3/87Note by William Allan Miller on a paper, 'On the influence of temperature on the refraction of light' by John Hall Gladstone and T P Dale1858
RR/3/138Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On insolinic acid' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann16 July 1856
RR/3/34Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the photochemical researches, numbers one and two' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe5 February 1857
RR/3/139Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'Researches on the phosphorus-bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours30 June 1857
RR/3/143Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the action of aqueous vapour in disturbing the atmosphere' by Thomas Hopkins6 April 1857
RR/7/31Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver' by George Gore8 July 1870
RR/4/255Letter from William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse7 November 1861
MS/426/451Note of a letter from [the Secretaries of] the Royal Society; to various individuals20 June 1851
MS/426/581Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Allen] Miller; also to Mr [Thomas] Bell [Presidents of the Linnean and the Chemical Societies]7 February 1857
MS/426/593Copy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Captain [Francis] McClintock R N6 June 1857
RR/2/120Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the dissolution of urinary calculi in dilute saline fluids, at the temperature of the body, by the aid of electricity' by Henry Bence Jones9 February 1853
RR/6/147Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes [attributed], on a paper 'On the spectra of some of the fixed stars' by William Huggins and William Allen Millernd [1864]
RR/6/251Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the chemical intensity of total daylight at Kew and Pará, 1865,1866, and 1867' by Henry Enfield Roscoe10 July 1867
RR/2/123Referee's report by William Allen Miller, on a paper 'On the acidity, sweetness, and strength of wine, beer and spirits' by Henry Bence Jones16 February 1854
RR/6/106Letter from Peter Martin Duncan, to William Allen Miller, regarding a paper 'On the genera Heterophyllia, Battersbyia, Palaecyclus, and Asterosmilia; the anatomy of their species, and their position in the classification of sclerodermic zoantharia' by Peter Martin Duncan30 October 1867
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