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Authorised form of nameFrankland; Sir; Edward (1825 - 1899); chemist
SurnameFrankland
ForenamesEdward
Dates1825 - 1899
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Catterall, near Churchtown, Lancashire, England (18 January 1825)
Death:
Golaa, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway (09 August 1899)
Buried at Reigate Churchyard on 22 August 1899
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry
Education:
PhD
Career:
Professor of Chemistry, Owen's College, Manchester (to 1857)
Honours:
KCB 1897
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/06/1853
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1857; Copley Medal 1894
Lectures:
Bakerian 1859
Council:
For Sec 1895-1899; VP 1887-1888
RelationshipsSon of Margaret Frankland, (1797-1881) who later married William Helm, a Lancaster cabinet maker, and Edward Chaddock Gorst (1803-1859) who later changed his name to Lowndes and became deputy clerk of the peace for Lancashire. Parents not married.
Married (1) Sophie (1821-1874) 0n 7 February 1851 at St Martin in the fields, daughter of F W Fick, engineer; father of Percy Faraday Frankland (FRS 1891), also of Margaret, b.1853, Frederick b. 1854 and Sophie born 1855. (2) Ellen Frances Grenside (1848-1899) of Wimbledon - two daughters
Published works 'Lecture Notes for Chemical Students'. 1866
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
Sir Brian Pippard, FRS, 'Schoolmaster-Fellows and the campaign for science education' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 63-81, plate
John Hedley Brooke, review of Colin A Russell, Lancastrian Chemist: the Early Years of Sir Edward Frankland in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 135-136
Roy M MacLeod, 'The X-Club: A Social Network of Science in Late-Victorian England' in NR 1969 vol 24 pp 305-322
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/35265209
Royal Society codeNA7973
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MM/10/97Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong16 December 1890
IM/001537Frankland, Sir Edwardcirca 1870
MM/10/96Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong20 April 1888
AP/39/34On a New Series of Compounds Derived from Ammonia and Its Analogues 1857
MM/10/98Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong26 July 1893
MM/10/99Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong27 February 1895
MM/10/100Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong12 January 1896
MM/10/91Letter from Edward Frankland, Leyland nr Preston, to HE Armstrong21 September 1867
MM/10/93Letter from Edward Frankland, Royal College of Chemistry, to HE Armstrong12 January 1869
MM/10/95Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong30 January 1887
MM/10/90Letter from Edward Frankland, 42 Park Road, London, to HE Armstrong8 January 1867
MM/10/101Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong16 March 1896
MM/10/92Letter from Edward Frankland, Royal College of Chemistry, to HE Armstrong20 April 1868
MM/10/94Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong29 December 1883
AP/62/1Contributions to the Chemistry of Food1883
AP/50/4Researches on the Blood - On the Action of Nitrates on Blood.1868
MS/743/1/102Letter from Edward Frankland, Board Room, Crystal Palace, to [John Hall] Gladstone27 May 1882
IM/Maull/001536Frankland, Sir Edwardnd
RR/4/4Referee's report by Edward Frankland 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 Tait30 April 1860
NLB/2/211Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Frankland, The Yew, Reigate Hill, Surrey29 February 1888
NLB/4/846Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1890
NLB/3/870Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr [Edward] Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society30 October 1889
NLB/10/1035Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society27 March 1895
NLB/10/262Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society1 November 1894
NLB/8/599Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]23 November 1893
NLB/10/396Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1894
NLB/10/259Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Horace Alfred Damer Seymour, Royal Mint1 November 1894
NLB/12/804Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons7 May 1896
NLB/12/539Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society9 March 1896
NLB/12/18Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Pilbeam, Whitehall Rooms, Hotel Metropole, S.W.19 November 1895
NLB/13/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society30 September 1896
NLB/12/253Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society14 January 1896
NLB/14/674Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to W L T Addison28 April 1897
NLB/13/307Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1896
NLB/13/694Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Giovanni Battista Grassi 5 November 1896
NLB/13/452Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society14 September 1896
NLB/14/154Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society14 January 1897
NLB/12/553Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society11 March 1896
NLB/12/453Copy letter from Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society, to Monsieur le Secretaire Perpetuel de l'Academie des Sciences, Paris20 February 1896
NLB/13/535Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society3 October 1896
NLB/12/499Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur le Dr Charles Richet, Directeur de la "Revue Scientifique", 15 Re Universite, Paris2 March 1896
NLB/13/696Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Henri Moissan5 November 1896
NLB/13/695Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen 5 November 1896
NLB/12/16Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1895
NLB/13/697Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Philipp Lenard5 November 1896
NLB/13/685Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society4 November 1896
NLB/14/503Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Edward Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 March 1897
NLB/14/18Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society12 December 1896
NLB/12/414Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society17 February 1896
NLB/14/396Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society4 March 1897
NLB/14/555Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to the President and Fellows of the Kongliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin27 March 1897
NLB/19/161Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir Edward Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society3 July 1899
RR/3/92Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the action of ammonia on glyoxal' by Heinrich Debus8 July 1858
NLB/15/175Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord [Joseph] Lister, Sir John Evans, Sir Edward Frankland, Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Sir George Stokes, Lord Rayleigh, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Huggins, and Robert Bellamy Clifton, Fellows of the Royal Society[8 July 1897]
NLB/15/571Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr Edward Frankland, [Fellow of the Royal Society]29 October 1897
NLB/15/580Copy letter from E Frankland, to Signor G Colombo, President of Associazione Electrotecnica Italiana, Via S Paolo, 10, Milan29 October 1897
NLB/15/700Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Joseph Lister, Sir John Evans, Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer and Sir Edward Frankland, Fellows of the Royal Society22 November 1897
NLB/15/462Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Edward Frankland, [Foreign Secretary, Royal Society]7 October 1897
NLB/17/552Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Stephan Miguirditchian16 November 1898
NLB/16/731Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Edward Frankland, Athenaeum Club, S.W.27 May 1898
NLB/19/346Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons17 August 1899
RR/2/70Referee's report by Lyon Playfair, on a paper 'On a new series of organic bodies containing metals' by Edward Frankland26 July 1852
RR/4/30Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Photo-chemical researches - Part IV' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe24 October 1859
NLB/28/46Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company, 19 Surrey Street, Strand, W.C.23 December 1903
RR/3/142Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Note on a new class of alcohols' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann and Auguste Cahours17 September 1857
RR/3/107Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies' by Edward Frankland9 April 1855
RR/2/69Referee's report by August Wilhelm von Hofmann, on a paper 'On a new series of organic bodies containing metals' by Edward Frankland20 July 1852
RR/3/284Referee's report by Edward Frankland on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal' by Charles Greville Williams [Missing][1857]
RR/4/100Referee's report by George Bowdler Buckton on a paper 'On a new series of organic compounds containing boron' by Edward Frankland9 June 1862
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/4/64Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the oxidation of glycol, and on some salts of glyoxylic acid' by Heinrich Debus30 May 1859
RR/4/110Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the behaviour of the aldehydes with acids' by A Geuther and R Cartmell12 March 1860
RR/4/103Referee's report by Benjamin Collins Brodie, on a paper 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies - Fourth memoir' by Edward Frankland12 April 1859
RR/4/101Referee's report by Philip James Yorke, on a paper 'On the influence of atmospheric pressure upon some of the phenomena of combustion' by Edward Frankland24 July 1861
RR/3/289Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the constitution of the essential oil of rue' by Charles Greville Williams13 April 1858
RR/3/287Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On some of the products of the destructive distillation of boghead coal - Part II' by Charles Greville Williams12 February 1858
RR/4/102Referee's report by Alexander William Williamson, on a paper 'On the influence of atmospheric pressure upon some of the phenomena of combustion' by Edward Frankland28 July 1861
RR/4/134Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Contributions to the history of the phosphorus-bases' by August Wilhelm von Hofmann29 October 1860
RR/5/150Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the synthesis of tribasic acids' by Maxwell Simpson15 June 1865
RR/4/254Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On larixinic acid, a crystallizable volatile principle found in the bark of the larch tree' by John Stenhouse28 October 1861
RR/5/58Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On some compounds and derivatives of acid' by Heinrich Debus14 March 1863
RR/5/86Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On a new series of bodies in which nitrogen substituted for hydrogen' by John Peter Griess29 June 1864
RR/4/236Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the synthesis of succinic and pyrotartaric acids' by Maxwell Simpson16 May 1861
RR/3/108Referee's report by Thomas Graham, on a paper 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies' by Edward Frankland21 April 1855
RR/4/240Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Experimental inquiries into the chemical and other phenomena of respiration, and their modifications by various physical agencies' by Edward Smith11 March 1859
RR/4/278Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On isoprene and caoutchine' by Charles Greville Williams11 December 1860
RR/5/278Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches on isomeric alkaloids' by Charles Greville Hanson Williams27 June 1864
RR/5/185Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Observations on several mineral substances, including their analysis, &c' by Thomas Lamb Phipson10 January 1863
RR/5/222Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On a method of meteorological registration of the chemical action of total daylight' by Henry Enfield Roscoe1 March 1865
RR/7/100Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On fluoride of silver - Part II' by George Gore7 October 1871
RR/6/31Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On a certain excretion of carbonic acid by living plants' by J Broughton3 April 1869
RR/6/76Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches on turacin, an animal pigment containing copper' by Arthur Herbert Church11 October 1869
RR/6/129Referee's report by William Odling, 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 March 1866
RR/6/128Referee's report by William Odling, on a paper 'Synthetical Researches on ethers.— No. 1. Synthesis of ethers from acetic ether' by Edward Frankland and Baldwin Francis Duppa18 January 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/7/236Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers20 January 1873
RR/6/252Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the chemical intensity of total daylight at Kew and Pará, 1865,1866, and 1867' by Henry Enfield Roscoe11 July 1867
RR/7/214Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the combined action of heat and pressure upon the paraffins' by Thomas Edward Thorpe and John Young30 December 1872
RR/6/290Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers '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' and 'Research conducted for the medical department of the privy council at the pathological laboratory of St. Thomas's Hospital regarding urine' by Johann Ludwig Wilhelm Thudichum3 January 1867
RR/7/135Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the measurement of the chemical intensity of total daylight made at Catania during the total eclipse of Dec. 22nd, 1870' by Henry Enfield Roscoe and Thomas Edward Thorpe14 August 1871
RR/7/210Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the detection of organic and other nitrogenized matter existing in the atmosphere' by Alfred Hutchinson Smee22 October 1872
RR/8/42Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum-analysis in connexion with the spectrum of the sun.— No. V' by Joseph Norman Lockyer1 March 1877
RR/7/419Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the atomic volumes of certain compounds of phosphorus' by Thomas Edward Thorpe3 May 1875
RR/7/315Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum-analysis in connexion with the spectrum of the sun - No. IV' by Joseph Norman Lockyer25 May 1874
RR/7/319Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun' by Joseph Norman Lockyer and G M Seabroke27 April 1874
RR/7/312Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum-analysis in connection with the spectrum of the sun - No. III' by Joseph Norman Lockyer26 January 1874
RR/8/224Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On the artificial formation of the diamond' by J R Hannay26 April 1880
RR/10/53Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On kreatinins. I. On the kreatinin of urine as distinguished from that obtained from flesh kreatin. II. On the kreatinins derived from the dehydration of urinary kreatin' by George Stillingfleet Johnson9 November 1887
RR/10/210Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On certain mechanical properties of metals considered in relation to the periodic law' by William Chandler Roberts-Austen19 March 1888
RR/10/228Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'The conditions of the evolution of gases from homogeneous liquids' by Victor Herbert Veley9 June 1888
RR/10/285Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'A chemical inquiry into the phenomena of human respiration' by William Marcet10 June 1889
RR/10/300Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'The chemistry of the urine of the horse' by Fred Smith23 June 1889
RR/12/350Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'The cause of luminosity in the flames of hydrocarbon gases' by Vivian B Lewes25 February 1895
RR/6/4Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on the Bakerian Lecture 'Researches on gun-cotton.—Second memoir. On the stability of gun-cotton' by Frederick Augustus Abel18 May 1867
RR/6/174Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.—Part II' by Augustus Matthiessen and George Carey Foster23 November 1867
RR/6/1Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches on gun-cotton.—On the manufacture and composition of gun-cotton' by Frederick Augustus Abel15 May 1866
RR/10/267Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'The accurate determination of carbonic acid and moisture in air' by John Scott Haldane and Marcus Seymour Pembrey15 May 1889
RR/4/29Referee reports by Alexander William Williamson, on three papers 'On the isolation of the organo-metals, mercuric, stannic, and plumbic ethyls; and observations on some of their derivatives - Second memoir' by George Bowdler Buckton; 'Researches on organo-metallic bodies - Fourth memoir' by Edward Frankland; 'On the atomic weight of graphite' by Benjamin Collins Brodie12 July 1859
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/3/35Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers 'On the photochemical researches, numbers one and two' by Robert Wilhelm Bunsen and Henry Enfield Roscoe and on 'On the hyrdrocarbons in boghead oil' by Greville Williams4 May 1857
RR/7/238Referee's report by Edward Frankland and Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'On the union of ammonia nitrate with ammonia' by Edward Divers3 April 1873
RR/6/176Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.—Part III' and 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.- Part IV' by Augustus Matthiessen and Charles Romley Alder Wright21 April 1869
NLB/12/529Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society9 March 1896
NLB/15/165Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, and Sir Edward Frankland, Fellows of the Royal Society7 July 1897
NLB/16/728Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal, St Stephen's House, Victoria Embankment26 May 1898
NLB/18/799Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Lord Chamberlain16 May 1899
NLB/28/32Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Few & Company22 December 1903
RR/5/146Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'Researches into the chemical constitution of narcotine, and of its products of decomposition.—Part I' by Augustus Matthiessen and George Carey Foster1 June 1863
RR/6/266Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on two papers 'On the colouring and extractive matters of urine.-Part I' and 'On the colouring and extractive matters of urine. -Part II' by Edward Schunck25 August 1866
RR/6/270Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On a crystalline fatty acid from human urine' and 'On oxalurate of ammonia as a constituent of human urine' by Edward Schunck21 January 1867
EC/1853/06Frankland, Sir Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/10/102Letter from Edward Frankland, The Yews, Reigate, to HE Armstrong6 November 1896
RR/10/80Referee's report by Edward Frankland, on a paper 'On evaporation and dissociation. Part V. A study of the thermal properties of methyl-alcohol' by William Ramsay and Sydney Young15 June 1887
RR/7/60Referee's report by Edward Frankland, 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 Thorpe11 July 1870
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