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|WHEATSTONE, Sir CHARLES.|
Hon. LL.D., 1864. [S. of W., music-seller, of Gloucester.
B. Feb. 1802.] Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1862.
Musical instrument-maker in London , 1824-9; patented the concertina, 1829.
Inventor of the stereoscope, 1838.
Professor of Experimental Physics at King's College, London , 1834.
Partner with Sir W. F. Cooke, 1837; they patented the magnetic-needle telegraph, 1837 and invented the single-needle apparatus, 1845.
Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, 1855.
Died Oct. 19, 1875, in Paris.
( Boase, III. 1297; D.N.B.; Proc.
Royal Soc. 24 (1876), XVI.)
|Sir Charles WHEATSTONE |
Approx. lifespan: 18021875
s. of W. WHEATSTONE music-seller, of Gloucester, [Gloucestershire],
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1862
Musical instrument-maker London , 1824-29
patented the concertina 1829
Inventor of the stereoscope 1838
Professor of Experimental Physics: Sch: King's College London , 1834
Partner with Sir W. F. Cooke 1837
they patented the magnetic-needle telegraph 1837
and invented the single-needle apparatus 1845
Chevalier of the Legion of Honour 1855
d. 1875:10:19 in Paris, [France],
( Boase III. 1297; D.N.B.; Proc. Royal Society 24 (1876), XVI.)
[add:]Portrait engraving from Nature : CAS: F.123; another, by Cook, from photograph: CAS: F.122[:add]
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|WHITTING, CHARLES EDWARD.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Apr. 26, 1864. [Eldest] s. of Charles [of Uphill, Weston-super-Mare] (and Anne Harris, dau. of Edward Morgan Williams). B. Aug. 23, 1845, at Bristol.
Matric. Michs. 1864; B.A. 1868; M.A. 1874.
Lieut., Somerset Rifle Volunteers, 1879; Capt., 1882; Major, 1900.
Of Uphill Grange, Weston-super-Mare.
J.P. for Somerset . Married (1) 1870, Maria Elizabeth, dau. of H. Jewel, M.D., and had issue; (2) Sept. 13, 1883, Sophia Julia, youngest dau. of Sir Digby Francis Mackworth, Bart., of Glen Usk, Mon.; (3) 1894, Jessie May, youngest dau. of Oliver Morgan Lilley, of Spondon, Derbyshire . Died Sept. 16, 1929, at Harrogate.
Father of the next.
( Rugby Sch. Reg.; Army Lists ; Walford, County Families; The Times, Sept. 18, 1929.)
|Charles Edward WHITTING |
Approx. lifespan: 18451929
pens. Trinity College adm1864:04:26
Eldest s. of Charles WHITTING of Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, [Somerset], (and Anne Harris WILLIAMS dau. of Edward Morgan WILLIAMS )
b. Bristol, [Somerset], 1845:08:23
Sch: Rugby School Rugby, [Warwickshire],
Lieutenant: Somerset Rifle Volunteers 1879
Of Uphill Grange, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, [Somerset],
J.P. for: : Somerset ,
m. (1) 1870 Maria Elizabeth JEWEL dau. of H. JEWEL MD and had issue
m. (2) 1883:09:13 Sophia Julia MACKWORTH youngest dau. of Sir Digby Francis MACKWORTH, Bart., of Glen Usk, Monmouthshire , ; (3) 1894 Jessie May LILLEY youngest dau. of Oliver Morgan LILLEY of Spondon, Derbyshire ,
d. Harrogate, [West Riding of Yorkshire], 1929:09:16
father of Edward Jewel WHITTING (1891)
( Rugby School Reg.; Army Lists ; Walford, County Families; The Times 1929:09:18)