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Dyson, Frank Watson.
Adm. subsizar at TRINITY, Oct. 8, 1886.
S. of Watson, Baptist Minister, of 13, Lewis Street, Halifax, Yorks.
B. Jan. 8, 1868, at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leics.
School, Bradford Grammar (Mr Keeling). Matric. Michs. 1886; Scholar, 1887; Sheepshanks Exhibitioner, 1888 (2nd Wrangler, 1889; Math.
Trip., Pt II, 1st Class, 1890); B.A. 1889; First Smith's Prize, 1891; Isaac Newton Student, 1892; M.A. 1893; Honorary Sc.D. 1929.
Fellow, 1891.
F.R.S., 1901.
LL.D. Edinburgh and Toronto.
Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1894-1905.
Astronomer-Royal for Scotland, 1905-10.
Astronomer-Royal at Greenwich, 1910-33.
President of the Astronomical Society, 1911-13.
Vice-President of the Royal Society, 1913-14.
President of the British Astronomical Association, 1916-18.
Knighted, 1915.
K.B.E., 1926.
Chiefly responsible for the successful work of the International Astronomical Union during the years following the Great War; President, 1928-32.
Organized astronomical expeditions to observe the solar eclipse of May 1919; the results confirmed Einstein's prediction that light-rays would be found to be bent by the gravitational attraction of the sun.
Joint author, Eclipses of the Sun and Moon. Of 27, Westbourne Park Road, Blackheath, S.E. Died May 25, 1939, at sea.
(Burke, P. and B.; The Times, May 26, 1939.)
Frank Watson DYSON
Approx. lifespan: 1868–1939
Adm. subsizar Trinity College 1886:10:08
s. of Watson DYSON Baptist Minister of 13 Lewis Street, Halifax, Yorkshire ,
b. Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire , 1868:01:08
Sch: Bradford Grammar School Bradford, [Yorkshire], ( Mr – KEELING )
Matric 1886:10MT:
Scholar 1887
Sheepshanks Exhibitioner: 1888
BA 1889
(2 nd Wrangler 1889;
Math.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class(1890);
First Smith's Prize 1891
Isaac Newton Student: 1892
MA 1893
Honorary ScD 1929
Fellow 1891
FRS 1901
LLD Edinburgh, [Scotland], and Toronto, [Canada],
Chief Assistant at: : Royal <wrk> Observatory </wrk> Greenwich, [London], 1894-1905
Astronomer-Royal for: : Scotland , 1905-10
Astronomer-Royal at: : Greenwich, [London], 1910-33
President of: : Astronomical Society 1911-13
Vice-President of Royal Society 1913-14
President of: : British Astronomical Association 1916-18
Knighted 1915
KBE 1926
Chiefly responsible for the successful work of the International Astronomical Union during the years following the Great War[1914-18]
President: 1928-32
Organized astronomical expeditions to observe the solar eclipse of 1919:05
the results confirmed Einstein's prediction that light-rays would be found to be bent by the gravitational attraction of the sun.
Joint author, Eclipses of the Sun and Moon.
Of 27 Westbourne Park Road, Blackheath, [London], S.E.
d. 1939:05:25 at sea.
(Burke, P. and B.; The Times 1939:05:26)
Caroline Bisset BEST
Dyson, Caroline Bisset, Lady
Approx. lifespan: 1867–1937
Matric Girton College 1885
b. 1867:03:16
dau. of Dr Palemon BEST, MB of [Louth, Lincolnshire ,]
dau. of Caroline YOUNG
m. Sir Frank Watson DYSON 1894:06:20
2 s., 6 dau.
Sir Frank Watson DYSON Astronomer Royal: 1910-33 see Who was who 1929-40
mother of Caroline Stella DYSON
Mrs Caroline Stella CHRISTIE
mother of Ethel Margaret DYSON
Mrs B. WILSON Mrs Ethel Margaret WILSON
mother of Elsie Gertrude DYSON
mother of Ruth Helen Clara DYSON
Mrs Terence SHAW Mrs Helen Clara SHAW
Sch: Sandwell Hall [[Devon ???],]
Sch: N. London Collegiate School [[London],]
Girton College 1885:04ET:-1888:01LT:
Goldsmiths' Scholar.
Class.Trip. ( aegrotat ) 1888
Sch: Royal Holloway College ;
BA Lond. 1891
Assistant Mistress: Sch: Cheltenham Ladies' College [Cheltenham, [Gloucestershire],] 1892-93
Governor: of Sch: Roan School for Girls [Greenwich, [London],] ;
President: Greenwich Branch, Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association [Greenwich, [London],]
Publ.: Obit .: Girton Rev. . 1937:04ET:
d. 1937:03:25
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