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Adm. pens. (age 18) at PEMBROKE, July 7, 1837. 4th s. of the Rev. Gabriel, R. of Skreen, Sligo, Ireland (and Elizabeth, dau. of the Rev. John Haughton, R. of Kilrea, Derry). B. [Aug. 13, 1819], at Skreen. [School, Dr Watt's, Dublin.] Matric. Michs. 1837; Scholar; 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.
Married, July 4, 1857, Mary Susanna, dau. of the Rev. Thomas Romney Robinson, D.D., F.R.S., of the Observatory, Armagh.
Author, Mathematical and Physical Papers, etc.
Died Feb. 1, 1903.
Brother of William H. (1824); father of Arthur R. (1877) and William G. G. (1881). (Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B.; Who was Who; Church Bells Portrait Gallery, 32.)
George Gabriel STOKES
Approx. lifespan: 1819–1903
pens. aged 18 Pembroke College adm1837:07:07
4th s. of Rev. Gabriel Stokes STOKES R.: Skreen, Co. Sligo , Ireland (and Elizabeth HAUGHTON dau. of Rev. John HAUGHTON R.: Kilrea, Co. Londonderry )
b. 1819:08:13 Skreen, [ Co. Sligo ]
School, Dr Watt's, Dublin, [ Ireland ]
Matric 1837:10MT:
BA Senior Wrangler and 1st Smith's prize 1841
MA 1844
Fellow 1841-57, and 1869-1902
Master: 1902-03
Hon.LLD 1888
Hon. ScD 1888
Lucasian Professor: 1849-1903
Rede Lecturer: 1889
Adm. ad eundem OX 1853
Hon. DCL OX 1855
Hon.LLD Dublin, [ Ireland ] Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] Glasgow, [ Scotland ] ; and Aberdeen, [ Aberdeenshire ] 1888
President of: : Philosophical Society 1859
M.P. for: : University 1887-91
Created Baronet: 1889
Pioneer in discovery and development of spectrum analysis.
FRS 1852
Sec.: 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: : University, Lucasian
Professor of: Mathematics and
President of: : Royal Society .'
A pioneer CB, [ Cambridgeshire ] in use of a typewriter.
m. 1857:07:04 Mary Susanna ROBINSON dau. of Rev. Thomas Romney ROBINSON DD FRS of the Observatory Armagh, [ Co. Armagh ]
Publ.: Mathematical and Physical Papers etc.
d. 1903:02:01
brother of William H. STOKES (1824)
father of Arthur R. STOKES (1877)
father of William G. G. STOKES (1881)
(Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B.; Who was Who; Church Bells Portrait Gallery, 32.)
[add:]Photographs, etc.: CAS: F.110; J.68; Album 91[:add]
[add:]Bust, by W.H. Thornycroft, 1897, in Fitzwilliam Museum; bust after Wiles at Scientific Papers in UL [Periodicals Library]; bronze relief plaque by De Saulles at the Cavendish from model for gold medal in Fitzwilliam Museum; portrait, by Lowes Dickinson, at Pembroke College [:add]
[add:]Goodison: CP : 198, 309, 312; C. Portraits, 93; Atkinson, 320[:add]