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|Seward, Albert Charles.|
Adm. sizar at ST JOHN'S, Mar. 1, 1883.
S. of Abram, brass-finisher (and Marian).
B. Oct. 9, 1863, at West Place, Lancaster.
Bapt. Oct. 25, 1863.
Matric. Michs. 1883; Scholar, 1885; B.A. (Nat.
Trip., Pt I, 1st Class) 1885; (Pt II, 1st Class, 1886); Harkness Scholar, 1888; M.A. 1890; Sc.D. 1921.
Fellow, 1899-1900 and 1910-15; Hon.
Fellow of Emmanuel, 1900-6; Hon.
University Lecturer in Botany, 1890-6; Professor of Botany, 1906-36.
Master of Downing, 1915-36.
Vice-Chancellor, 1924-6. Hon.
Fellow of Downing, 1937.
President of the Geological Society, 1922; Wollaston medal of the Geological Society, 1930.
F.R.S., 1898; Royal medal, 1925; Darwin medal, 1934; Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society.
President of the British Association, 1939.
A great authority on fossil plants.
D.Sc., Manchester, Toronto, Capetown, Geneva and Dublin; Hon.
LL.D., Edinburgh, St Andrew's, Glasgow and Birmingham.
President of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 1935.
Member of the Advisory Council Committee of the Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1936-41.
A Trustee of the British Museum, 1938-41.
Married (1) 1891, Marion, dau. of Robert Brewis, of Darlington, and had issue; (2) Dec. 15, 1927, Mary Adelia, dau. of Mr James H. Bogart, deceased, of New York.
Author, Fossil Plants (4 vols.); A Summer in Greenland; Plant Life through the Ages; Plants, what they are and what they do; joint editor (with Sir Francis Darwin) of More Letters of Charles Darwin; edited Darwin and Modern Science and Science and the Nation. Died suddenly at 14, Northmoor Road, Oxford, Apr. 11, 1941.
(Who's Who; Cambridge Daily News, Apr. 12, 1941; The Times, Apr. 12, 1941.)
|Albert Charles SEWARD |
Approx. lifespan: 18631941
sizar St John's College adm1883:03:01
s. of Abram SEWARD
brass-finisher (and Marian)
b. West Place, West, Lancaster, [Lancashire], 1863:10:09
Sch: Lancaster School Lancaster, [Lancashire],
Nat.Sci.Trip. Pt I, 1st Class 1885
Pt II, 1st Class(1886);
Harkness Scholar 1888
Fellow 1899-1900, and 1910-15
Hon. Fellow 1936-41
Fellow of: : Emmanuel College 1900-06
Hon. Fellow 1908
University Lecturer in Botany 1890-96
Professor of: Botany 1906-36
Master of: : Downing College 1915-36
Hon. Fellow of: : Downing College 1937
President of: : Geological Society 1922
Wollaston Medal of the Geological Society 1930
Royal Medal: 1925
Darwin Medal: 1934
Foreign Sec. of: : Royal Society
President of: : British Association 1939
A great authority on fossil plants.
Hon. DSc Manchester, [Lancashire], Toronto, [Ontario], Canada , Capetown, [Cape Colony], [South Africa], Geneva, [Switzerland], and Dublin, [Ireland],
Hon.LLD Edinburgh, [Scotland], St Andrew's, [Fife], Glasgow, [Scotland], and Birmingham, [Warwickshire],
President of: CB, ???, Antiquarian Society 1935
Member of: Advisory Council Committee of Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 1936-41
Trustee of: : British Museum 1938-41
m. (1) 1891 Marion BREWIS dau. of Robert BREWIS of Darlington, [Co. Durham],
m. (2) 1927:12:15 Mary Adelia BOGART dau. of Mr James H. BOGART deceased, of New York, [ USA ],
Publ.: Fossil Plants (4 vols.); A Summer in Greenland; Plant Life through the Ages; Plants, what they are and what they do
joint editor (with Sir Francis Darwin) of More Letters of Charles Darwin ; edited Darwin and Modern Science and Science and the Nation
d. suddenly 14 Northmoor Road, OX, [Oxfordshire], 1941:04:11
( Who's Who; Cambridge Daily News 1941:04:12; The Times 1941:04:12)
[add:]Foreign Secretary, Royal Society, 1934-40[:add]
[add:]Photographs: CAS: H.141, H.220;[:add]
[add:]Portrait, by H. Knight, 1937, in Dept. of Botany[:add]
[add:](F.H. Stubbings: 49 Lives; Goodison: CP : 79)[:add]