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|Turner, Herbert Hall.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Apr. 26, 1879. [Eldest] s. of John [artist], of 10, Westmorland Street, High Harrogate, Yorkshire . (and Isabella Hall). B. Aug. 13, 1861, at Leeds.
Schools, Leeds Modern and Clifton College.
Matric. Michs. 1879; (2 nd Wrangler, 1882; Sheepshanks Exhibition, 1882; 2nd Smith's prize, 1883; Math.
Trip., Pt III, 1st Class, 1883); B.A. 1883; M.A. 1886.
Hon. D.Sc., Leeds, Strasbourg, Sydney and Wales ; Hon. D.C.L., Durham; Hon. LL.D., California
Savilian Professor of Astronomy and Director of the University Observatory at Oxford, 1893-1930.
Fellow of New College, Oxford, 1898.
President of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1903-4. Halley Lecturer, 1911.
Edited The Observatory, 1888-97.
A Secretary of the British Association, 1913-22.
Married, June 17, 1899, Agnes Margaret, eldest dau. of Robert Whyte, of Blackheath, and had issue.
Author, Modern Astronomy; Astronomical Discovery; The Great Star Map; A Voyage in Space, etc.
Died Aug. 20, 1930, at Stockholm.
( Clifton Coll. Reg.; D.N.B.; Who was Who; The Times, Aug. 21, 1930; Monthly Notes, Royal Astron.
Soc., XCI (1931), 321; Cambridge Review, Oct. 10, 1930.)
|Herbert Hall TURNER |
Approx. lifespan: 18611930
pens. Trinity College adm1879:04:26
Eldest s. of John TURNER , of 10 Westmorland Street, High Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire , (and Isabella Hall)
b. Leeds, [West Riding of Yorkshire], 1861:08:13
Schools Sch: Leeds Modern School Leeds, [West Riding of Yorkshire],
and Sch: Clifton College Clifton, [Somerset],
(2 nd Wrangler 1882;
Sheepshanks Exhibition: 1882
2nd Smith's Prize 1883
Math.Trip., Pt III, 1st Class(1883);
Hon. DSc Leeds, [West Riding of Yorkshire], Strasbourg France , or Germany , Sydney, [Australia], and Wales ,
Hon.DCL Durham, [Co. Durham],
Hon.LLD California , USA ,
Chief Assistant at: : Royal <wrk> Observatory </wrk> Greenwich, [London], 1884-93
Savilian Professor of: Astronomy and
Director of: : University Observatory at OX, [Oxfordshire], 1893-1930
Fellow of: : New College [Oxford] 1898
President of: : Royal Astronomical Society 1903-04
Halley Lecturer: 1911
Publ.: Edited The Observatory 1888-97.
Sec. of: : British Association 1913-22
m. 1899:06:17 Agnes Margaret WHYTE eldest dau. of Robert WHYTE of Blackheath, [Kent],
Publ.: Modern Astronomy; Astronomical Discovery; The Great Star Map; A Voyage in Space etc.
d. Stockholm, [Sweden], 1930:08:20
( Clifton College Reg.; D.N.B.; Who was Who; The Times 1930:08:21; Monthly Notes, Royal Astron. Society XCI (1931), 321; Camb. Rev.iew 1930:10:10)