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Date Details
1825 Born.
1851 Professor of Chemistry, Owen's College, Manchester.
1853 F.R.S.
1857-1864 Lecturer in Chemistry, St. Bartholemew's Hospital.
1857 Royal Medal.
1863 Fullerian Professor of Chemistry, Royal Institution.
1865 Appointed Museum Chemist and Professor of Chemistry to R.S.M.
1871-1873 President, Chemical Society.
1877-1880 President, Institute of Chemistry.
1885 Retired.
1894 Copley Medal.
1897 K.C.B.
1899 Died.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Journal of the Chemical Society lxxxvii (1), 1905, p. 574.

Edward Frankland — Wikipedia article

Frankland, Edward (1902). West, Margaret Nanny (Frankland); Colenso, Sophie Jeanette (Frankland) (eds.). Sketches from the life of Edward Frankland, born January 18, 1825, died August 9, 1899. London: Spottiswoode & Co., Ltd.

Russell, Colin A. (1986). Lancastrian chemist : the early years of Sir Edward Frankland. Milton Keynes, England: Open University Press. ISBN 9780335151752.

Russell, Colin A. (1996). Edward Frankland : chemistry, controversy, and conspiracy in Victorian England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 217. ISBN 978-0521496360

[Obituary. Journal of the Society of Arts. XLVII (2439): 766. 18 August 1899 Frankland, Sir Edward] Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Biographical Index of Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006.

Sir Edward Frankland & Sir Harry Enfield Rosco. Manchester History

Sir Edward Frankland Chemical Scientist. English Heritage.


Frankland, E.. 1850. Analysis of the anthracite coal from Bonville's Court Collieries, Saundersfoot, near Tenby, Pembrokeshire. - [S.l.]: [s.n.] -

Frankland, E.. Eastbourne Waterworks Company. 1895. Report on the present condition of the water supply of Eastbourne. - Surrey: E. Frankland

Hodson, G.. Frankland, E.. Turner, G.. Suffolk County Lunatic Asylum. 1894. Report on the protection of the water supply to the Asylum. - Westminster [etc.]: George Hodson

Frankland, E.. 1880. Water analysis for sanitary purposes with hints for the interpretation of results. - London: John van Voorst https://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-10083 Russell, Colin A. (2004). Frankland, Sir Edward (1825–1899).] Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 4 October 2014.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/5/45 E Franjland: Letter on his use of Admiralty apparatus.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/325 Letter on taking on Hofmann's duties.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/45,57,60 E Frankland: Letter on replacing Hoffman.
GSM/DC/A/C/19/84 E Frankland: Letter on metallurgy exam
GSM/DC/A/C/24/50-3 E Frankland: Analysis of cave earth from Bahamas.
GSM/DC/A/C/31/27-9 E Frankland: Letter on Survey analyses

Other archives[edit]

Edward Frankland Papers. University of Manchester Library.