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Authorised form of nameEckersley; Thomas Lydwell (1886 - 1959)
Dates1886 - 1959
Date of birth27 December 1886
Date of death15/02/1959
ActivityEducation:
MA
Career:
Research Physicist, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election17/03/1938
RelationshipsGrandson of Thomas Henry Huxley (FRS 1851)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1959 vol 5 pp 69-74, plate, by J A Ratcliffe
References:
Sir Bernard Lovell, 'The Blackett-Eckersley-Lovell Correspondence of World War II and the Origin of Jodrell Bank' in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 119-131
Sir Andrew Huxley, 'Grandfather and Grandson' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 147-151
Royal Society codeNA8210
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/WS/2242Eckersley, Thomas Lydwellnd
RR/43/20Referee's report by George Paget Thomson, on a paper 'On the connection between the ray theory of electric waves and dynamics' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleyMarch 1931
RR/47/27Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'Radio transmission problems treated by phase integral methods' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley26 January 1932
RR/49/116Referee's report by Hector Munro Macdonald, on a paper 'On the magnetic ionic theory of radio transmission' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley[March 1933]
RR/47/30Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Musical atmospherics' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleyApril 1932
RR/47/28Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'Long wave transmission, treated by phase integral methods' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley4 February 1932
RR/61/115Second referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Application of the phase integral method to the analysis of the diffraction and refraction of wireless waves round the earth' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and G MillingtonDecember 1937
RR/61/117Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'The scattering of wireless waves in the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleySeptember 1937
RR/61/116Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Application of the phase integral method to the analysis of the diffraction and refraction of wireless waves round the earth' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and G MillingtonSeptember 1937
RR/66/333Referee's report by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on a paper 'The theory of reflexion of very long wireless waves from the ionosphere' by Maurice Vincent Wilkes[October 1939]
RR/67/139Letter from H M Stationery Office, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society12 August 1941
RR/67/120Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to Thomas Lydwell Eckersley17 January 1941
RR/67/142List of recipients of a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer and summary of paper1941
RR/67/107Letter from Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on his paper with F T Farmer 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' to the Secretary of the Royal Society1940
RR/67/121Letter from H Wooldridge, on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society27 January 1941
RR/67/137Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to The Admiralty26 June 1941
RR/67/123Letter from H Wooldridge, on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society3 February 1941
RR/67/125Letter from G Millington, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Secretary of the Royal Society6 February 1941
RR/67/134Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to The Admiralty7 April 1941
RR/67/126Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to G Millington 11 February 1941
RR/67/141Letter from the Wireless Telegraphy Board, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society and reply28 August 1941
RR/67/140Letter from the Post Office Engineering Radio Station, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society and reply21 August 1941
RR/67/128Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Astronomer Royal and reply7 April 1941
RR/67/135Letter from Cambridge University Press, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society25 June 1941
RR/67/138Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Wireless Telegraphy Board and reply26 June 1941
RR/67/129Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Meteorological Office and reply7 April 1941
RR/68/157Referee's report by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIA - Biharmonic analysis as applied to the flexure and extension of flat elastic plates' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell5 May 1941
EC/1938/05Eckersley, Thomas Lydwell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/47/29Referee's report by William Henry Eccles, on a paper 'Long wave transmission, treated by phase integral methods' by Thomas Lydwell EckersleyFebruary 1932
RR/65/48Referee's report by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on a paper 'Further investigations of very long waves reflected from the ionosphere' by Kenneth George Budden, John Ashworth Ratcliffe and Maurice Vincent WilkesDecember 1938
RR/67/115Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to unknown10 December 1940
RR/67/113Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to George Lee, Director of Communications Development at the Ministry of Aircraft Production31 October 1940
RR/67/119Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to Edward Victor Appleton17 January 1941
RR/67/112Letter on behalf of George Lee, Director of Communications Development at the Ministry of Aircraft Production, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society29 October 1940
RR/67/124Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to H Wooldridge, on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research4 February 1941
RR/67/132Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the General Post Office and reply7 April 1941
RR/67/133Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Ministry of Aircraft Production and reply7 April 1941
RR/67/131Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Ministry of Supply and reply7 April 1941
RR/67/127Letter from G Millington, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society2 April 1941
RR/49/114Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'On the magnetic ionic theory of radio transmission' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley[April 1933]
RR/49/115Referee's report by Douglas Rayner Hartree, on a paper 'On the magnetic ionic theory of radio transmission' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley[May 1933]
RR/67/108Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to William Lawrence Bragg13 August 1940
RR/67/117Letter from Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society20 December 1940
RR/67/111Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to George Lee, Director of Communications Development at the Ministry of Aircraft Production26 September 1940
RR/67/136Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research26 June 1941
RR/67/109Letter from Thomas Lydwell Eckersley, on his paper with F T Farmer 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' to the Secretary of the Royal Society3 September 1940
RR/67/114Letter and copy of letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to C S Wright 12 November 1940
RR/67/116Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to Thomas Lydwell Eckersley16 December 1940
RR/67/118Letter from H Wooldridge, on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society16 January 1941
RR/67/122Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to H Wooldridge, on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research29 January 1941
RR/67/110Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T FarmerSeptember 1940
RR/67/130Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the Wireless Telegraphy Board and reply7 April 1941
IM/005633Cambridge University Training Corpsnd
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