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William Traill

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Bath, Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of James Traill, Bishop of Down and Connor
Husband of Frances Charteris

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About William Traill

Biographical Summary

Traill (Trail), William. ?-03/02/1831. Ref: 1517. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Rev.
  • Place of Death: Bath,Somerset.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion, Mathematician.
  • Appointments Held: Professor 1766-79, Mathematics, Marischal College, Aberdeen; Chancellor 1779-, Down and Connor, Ireland.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA(Glasgow 1766), Aberdeen & Glasgow Universities.
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD, LL.D(Aberdeen 1774).
  • Marital Status: Married (1799) Lady Frances Charteris.
  • Father: Rt Rev James Traill, Bishop of Down and Connor 1765-83.
  • References: Shapin 457.
  • Memberships: MRIA.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Non Residential.
  • Notes: Born 1746.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 940

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1746
1746
1831
February 3, 1831
Age 85
Bath, Somerset, England
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