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William Ramsay (1852 - 1916)

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Sir William Ramsay
Born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Feb 2012
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Categories: Nobel Laureates of the 20th Century.


Contents

Biography

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.

Name

Name: William /Ramsay/[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 2 Oct 1852
Place: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland[9][10][11][12][13]

Death

Death: Births marriages and deaths Wycombe 3a / 797
Date: 23 July 1916
Place: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England[14][15]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1901
Place: Kensington, London, England[16]
Residence:
Date: 1891
Place: Bonhill, Dumbartonshire, Scotland[17]
Residence:
Place: St Pancras, London[18]
Residence:
Date: 1881
Place: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England[19]
Residence:
Date: 1871
Place: Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland[20]
Residence:
Date: 1911
Place: 19, Chester Terrace, St Pancras, London[21]
Residence: Visiting Turnbull family
Date: 1891
Place: Bonhill, Dumbartonshire, Scotland[22]
Residence: 12 Arundel Gardens, Notting Hill
Date: 1901
Place: Kensington, London, England[23]
Residence:
Date: 1861
Place: Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland[24]

Event

Event: Visit to India to advise on higher education
Type: Foreign visit
Date: 1900-1
Place: India[25]
Event: Discovery of inert gases
Type: Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Date: 1904
Place: London

Affiliation at the time of the award: University College, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air, and his determination of their place in the periodic system"

Field: inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry

Note

Note: Sir William Ramsay
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Note: Ramsay NY Times Edited
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Note: Ramsay family group
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Marriage

Husband: William Ramsay
Wife: Margaret Johnston Marshall Buchanan
Child: Elizabeth Catherine Ramsay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: William George Ramsay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 3 Aug 1881[26]

Sources

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  • Source: S-2101936578 Title: Sir William Ramsay: Memorials of his Life and Work Author: Sir William Augustus Tilden Publication: MacMillan & Co, London 1918 Note: Book is out of print & copyright but is being reprinted on demand by a company trading as Aphrohead
  • Source: S-2102001526 Repository: #R-2142985613 Title: 1891 Scotland Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. Genera Note: APID: 1,1108::0
  • Source: S-2102023919 Title: 1911 English Census Note:

"Sir William Ramsay - Facts". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2013. Web. 23 Nov 2013. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1904/ramsay-facts.html>

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  21. Source: #S-2102023919 Note:
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  25. Source: #S-2101936578 Note:
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