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Authorised form of nameBasset; Alfred Barnard (1854 - 1930)
SurnameBasset
ForenamesAlfred Barnard
Dates1854 - 1930
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
25 July 1854
Death:
Fledborough Hall, Holyport, Berkshire (05 December 1930)
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Education:
Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1877), MA
Career:
Called to the Bar, Lincoln's Inn (1879); published work on hydrodynamics (1888), on physical optics (1892), on cubic and quartic curves (1901) and on geometry of surfaces (1910)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1889
RelationshipsOnly son of Alfred Basset; married Edith Sarah Irwin, daughter of Thomas Gustave de Chaundre of Rouen and Dublin
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1931 vol 131 pp i-ii signed by H L
References:
Lawrence Badash, 'British and American Views of the German Menace in World War I' in NR 1979-80 vol 34 pp 91-121
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/34817383
Royal Society codeNA8117
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/69/3Stability and Instability of Viscous Liquids1892
NLB/8/605Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1893
NLB/30/286Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society25 February 1905
NLB/30/299Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society28 February 1905
NLB/33/266Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Alfred Barnard Basset, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Grand Hotel, Folkestone26 July 1906
NLB/34/643Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1907
NLB/38/401Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fledborough Hall, Holyport, Berks29 July 1908
NLB/38/541Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society16 September 1908
NLB/38/455Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fledborough Hall, Holyport, Berkshire7 August 1908
RR/10/9Referee's report by William Mitchinson Hicks, on a paper 'On the motion of a sphere in a viscous liquid' by Alfred Barnard Basset26 December 1887
RR/10/319Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'On the extension and flexure of cylindrical and spherical thin elastic shells' by Alfred Barnard Basset13 February 1890
RR/10/375Referee's report by Alfred Barnard Basset, on a paper 'On Stokes’s current function' by Ralph Allen Sampson19 December 1890
RR/11/10Letter from George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society12 March 1891
RR/11/9Referee's report by George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset11 March 1891
RR/11/110Letter from Alfred Barbard Basset, on his paper 'Stability and instability of viscous liquids' to the Secretary of the Royal Society25 March 1892
RR/11/13Letter from Albert Barnard Basset, on his paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society1 July 1891
RR/11/109Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'Stability and instability of viscous liquids' by Alfred Barnard Basset27 September 1892
RR/11/11Second letter from George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society16 March 1891
EC/1889/05Basset, Alfred Barnard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/000280Basset, Alfred Barnardnd
NLB/3/1063Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to [John William Strutt] the Lord Rayleigh, [Royal Society]3 January 1890
NLB/8/985Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Barnard Basset, Fellow of the Royal Society, 322 Oxford Street, W.5 February 1894
RR/10/320Second referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'On the extension and flexure of cylindrical and spherical thin elastic shells' by Alfred Barnard Basset13 March 1890
RR/11/8Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset18 February 1891
RR/10/364Referee's report by Alfred Barnard Basset, on a paper 'On the theory of free stream lines' by John Henry Michell6 March 1890
RR/10/318Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'On the extension and flexure of cylindrical and spherical thin elastic shells' by Alfred Barnard Basset23 December 1889
RR/11/12Third letter from George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, Secretary of the Royal Society22 June 1891
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