James Joule

James Prescott Joule (1818 - 1889)

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James Prescott Joule
Born in Salford, Lancashire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Bebington, Merseyside, Englandmap
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Died in Sale, Cheshire, Englandmap
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James Prescott Joule was an English physicist who studied the nature of heat. The SI unit of energy, the joule, is named after him.[1]

  • 18 Aug 1847: Marriage to Amelia Grimes in Bebington, Merseyside, England[2][3][4]


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Prescott_Joule
  2. England, Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976, ancestry.com: "Name: James Prescott Joule; Father's name: Benjamin Joule; Spouse's Name: Amelia Grimes; Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1847; Marriage Place: Bebington, Merseyside, England"
  3. Crosbie Smith, ‘Joule, James Prescott (1818–1889)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 accessed 30 Aug 2016
  4. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, ancestry.com: "Name: James Prescott Joule; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1847; Marriage Place: Church of St. Peter; Father: Benjamin Joule; Spouse: Amelia Grimes; FHL Film Number: 1656759; Reference ID: 2:3KXD1QJ"

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