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Huggins, William.
Hon. LL.D. 1870. S. of William Thomas, silk-mercer and linen-draper, of Stoke
Newington. B. there Feb. 7, 1824. School, City of London. Built a private
observatory at Tulse Hill, 1856. With William Allen Miller devised a star
spectroscope. F.R.S., 1865. President, Royal Astronomical Society, 1876-8.
President, Royal Society, 1900-6. President, British Association, 1891.
K.C.B., 1897. O.M., 1902. Died May 12, 1910. (D.N.B.)
Approx. lifespan: 1824–1910
Hon.LLD 1870
s. of William Thomas, silk-mercer and linen-draper HUGGINS Stoke Newington, [London],
b. ^ Stoke Newington, [London], there 1824:02:07
Sch: City of London School [London],
Built a private observatoryat Tulse Hill, [London], 1856
"With William Allen Miller devised a star spectroscope."
FRS 1865
President: Royal
Astronomical Society 1876-78
President: Royal Society 1900-06
President: British Association 1891
KCB 1897
OM 1902
d. 1910:05:12
( D.N.B. )