William Grove

Standard Name: Grove, William


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Friends, Associates Maria Grey
The Shirreffs were a sociable family whose friends and acquaintances were varied. The scientist Mary Somerville , geologist Sir Charles Lyell , and Sir William Grove , inventor of the Grove battery, were numbered among...
Friends, Associates Emily Shirreff
ES 's circle of friends included Sir William Grove (inventor of the Grove battery), scientist Mary Somerville , lawyer and Royal Society president Lord Wrottesley , astronomer Sir George Biddell Airy , Sir John Herschel
Occupation Emily Shirreff
Restored for the moment to health, ES , with her sister Maria Grey , attended a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at Nottingham in 1866. There they acted as hostesses...


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