William Somerville

Standard Name: Somerville, William

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Somerville
MS 's husband, William , died at the age of ninety.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Somerville, MarthaEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1874.
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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Somerville
After nearly five years as a widow, Mary Greig married her first cousin Dr William Somerville , a medical doctor in the service of the British Army .
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
6
Occupation Mary Somerville
MS and her husband , at the behest of a group of Cambridge's mathematical scholars impressed with her work on Laplace , arrived at Cambridge University for a week-long stay.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
91
Publishing Mary Somerville
The results of MS 's first experimental investigation of the connection between light and magnetism were presented to the Royal Society by William Somerville ; they later appeared in the Society's Philosophical Transactions.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
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Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Residence Mary Somerville
MS and her family sailed for Italy with the hope that the mild climate would benefit her husband 's poor health.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
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Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Residence Mary Somerville
MS and her family moved to 12 Queen Square, Bloomsbury, after her husband was offered the post of Principal Inspector of the Army Medical Board.
Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Somerville, MarthaEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1874.
104, 106
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
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Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Residence Mary Somerville
MS 's husband, William , was appointed Physician to the Royal Hospital , also called Chelsea College .
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
13, 31-2
Residence Mary Somerville
MS and her husband gave up their house in Bloomsbury and moved to Chelsea, less because of William 's new position there than because of financial concerns.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Textual Production Mary Somerville
On behalf of the Society for Diffusing Useful Knowledge , Henry, Lord Brougham , wrote to MS 's husband to propose that she translate into English the advanced French astronomical mathematics of Laplace 's Méchanique Céleste.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
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Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Somerville, MarthaEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1874.
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Travel Mary Somerville
MS left London with her husband and eldest daughter for Paris, where they spent a fortnight meeting French scientists.
Somerville, Mary. Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Somerville, MarthaEditor , Roberts Brothers, 1874.
108, 111, 113
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. “Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780-1872)”. Women of Mathematics: A Biobiliographic Sourcebook, edited by Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell, Greenwood Press, 1987, pp. 208 - 16.
210-11
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
19, 21-4
Travel Mary Somerville
MS , with her daughter and husband , arrived in Switzerland for six weeks of travelling.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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Travel Mary Somerville
MS travelled with her husband , daughters, and (younger) son to Switzerland for a six-week tour of the Alps.
Patterson, Elizabeth Chambers. Mary Somerville and the Cultivation of Science, 1815-1840. Martinus Nijhoff, 1983.
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