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Biographical entry Andrew, Henry Martyn (1845 - 1888)

Born
3 January 1845
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
Died
18 September 1888
Occupation
Mathematician and Headmaster

Summary

Henry Andrew graduated from St John's College, Cambridge 1872, became Headmaster of Wesley College, Melbourne 1875-1882 and Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1882-1888. He had taken his first degree at the University of Melbourne in 1864.

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Events

1864
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) completed at the University of Melbourne
1864 - 1868
Career position - Lecturer in Civil Engineering at the University of Melbourne
1865 - 1866
Career position - Assistant to R. L. J. Ellery at the Melbourne observatory
1866 - 1868
Career position - Resident Master at Wesley College, Melbourne
1868 - 1872
Education - Studied mathematics at St John's College, Cambridge University, UK
1872
Career position - Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, UK
1873 - 1875
Career position - Second Master at Wesley College
1875 - 1882
Career position - Headmaster at Wesley College
1882 - 1888
Career position - Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Henry Martyn Andrew - Records, 1873 - 1885; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Wesley College, Melbourne

  • Henry Martyn Andrew - Records, 1875 - 1882; Wesley College, Melbourne. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Andrew, Henry Martyn, 'Amorphous Phosphorus', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 13, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1878, p. 93. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.