Person    | Male  Born 26/2/1789  Died 18/6/1861

Eaton Hodgkinson

Categories: Education, Engineering

Eaton Hodgkinson

Professor of engineering. FRS. Born Cheshire. Studied the strength of columns of various materials and pioneered the application of mathematics to structural design. Late in life his mental abilities failed. Died at home in Manchester. His name appears on the web quite often as "Easton" but we're sticking with the ODNB's "Eaton".

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Eaton Hodgkinson

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Skempton Building plaques

2018: Eamonn Doyle has written to correct our "east to west", saying that the...

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Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds

Professor of engineering.  FRS.  Born Belfast.  Aged 25 he was appointed professor of engineering (one of the first to be appointed to such a post in the UK) in Owens College, Manchester.  He remai...

Person, Education, Engineering, Ireland

1 memorial
Pimlico Grammar School

Pimlico Grammar School

Architect was J.P. Gandy Deering.  The British Museum's drawing is from 1832. Built as a non-conformist private academy for boys but the school only lasted a few years. ‘Ian Fleming’ by Andrew Lyc...

Building, Education, Property

1 memorial
Rose Mary Crawshay

Rose Mary Crawshay

Philanthropist, feminist, educationist. Born Rose Mary Yeates in Horton, Buckinghamshire, to William Willson Yeates and his first wife Mary. When she was seven three of her baby sisters died in qui...

Person, Education, Gender Issues, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Sir Ralph Turner

Sir Ralph Turner

Professor of Indian languages. Born Charlton, London. Officer in the 3rd Gurkha Rifles. Won Military Cross in Palestine. Died at home, Bishop's Stortford.

Person, Armed Forces, Education, India, Nepal, Pakistan

1 memorial
William Cawthorne Unwin

William Cawthorne Unwin

Civil and mechanical engineer.  Born Essex.  1900 he became the first London University professor of engineering. Died unmarried, at his home, 7 Palace Gate Mansions, 29 Palace Gate.

Person, Education, Engineering

2 memorials