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Mary Susanna Robinson

Sir George Gabriel Stokes 13,612

  • Born: 13 August 1819, Skreen, Co. Sligo 53
  • Marriage: Mary Susanna Robinson on 4 July 1857 53
  • Died: 1 February 1903, Lensfield Cottage, Cambridge aged 83 13

bullet  General Notes:

Educated at Dr. Watt's, Dublin and Pembroke College, Cambridge. B.A. (Senior Wrangler and 1st Smith's prize) 1841; M.A. 1844. Fellow, 1841-57 and 1869-1902; Master, 1902-3. Hon. LL.D. 1888; Hon. Sc.D. 1888. Lucasian Professor, 1849-1903. Rede Lecturer, 1889. Adm. ad eundem at Oxford, 1853. Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1855; Hon. LL.D., Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow; and Aberdeen, 1888. President of the Philosophical Society, 1859. M.P. for the University, 1887-91. Created Baronet, 1889. Pioneer in discovery and development of spectrum analysis. F.R.S., 1852; Secretary, 1859-85; President, 1885-90; Copley medal, 1893. 'The first man since Isaac Newton who has combined in his own person the three offices of M.P. for the University, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and President of the Royal Society.' A pioneer in Cambridge in use of a typewriter. Author, Mathematical and Physical Papers, etc. 53


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Resided: 1 February 1903, Pembroke College, Cambrdige. 13

2. He had an estate probated on 16 March 1903 in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. 13


George married Mary Susanna Robinson, daughter of Reverend Thomas Romney Robinson and Unknown, on 4 July 1857.53

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