History in Kent => Personalities => Topic started by: kyn on April 05, 2017, 17:56:24

Title: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
Post by: kyn on April 05, 2017, 17:56:24
To the memory of Sir John Frederick William Herschel Bart.
Astronomer & Scientist
7 March 1792 11 May 1871
He lived for 31 years at Collingwood in this Parish and is buried in Westminster Abbey.
Also his wife Margaret Brodie Herschel nee Stewart.
16th August 1810 3 August 1884
She died at Collingwood and is buried in this churchyard.

Title: Re: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
Post by: conan on April 05, 2017, 23:20:33
Not really Kent related,but as a taxi driver in Bath I sometimes take customers here

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herschel_Museum_of_Astronomy