First name(s)
James Robert Sterndale
Surname
Bennett
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Lecturer of Mathematics, 1879-1888
  • Evening Class Lecturer on Mathematics, 1880-1885
  • Lecturer of Mathematics in the King's College Ladies Department, 1885-1888
  • Honorary Fellow, King’s College London

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Kensington School
  • St John’s College, Cambridge
Qualifications
  • BA (18th Wrangler), St John’s College, Cambridge (1869)
  • MA, St John’s College Cambridge (1872)
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Lecturer in Acoustics, Royal Academy of Music
  • Assistant Master, Sherborne (1871)
  • Headmaster, Derby School (1889-98)
Professional activities
  • Co-Founder, St John’s College Musical Society
  • Elected to Athenaeum Club (1880)
Publications
  • The Life of William Sterndale Bennett (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1907)
  • Contributor, Grove’s Musical Dictionary

Personal details

Date of birth
1847
Date of death
4 June 1928
Place of death
Barn House, Dymchurch
Obituary

The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 06, 1928; pg. 22; Issue 44912

Family details

Son of English composer William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 1816 – 1 February 1875). Married Mabel Agnes Gaskell (1849-1829 in 1876.

References

1."Mr. J. R. Sterndale Bennett." Times [London, England] 6 June 1928: 22. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 16 May 2017.

Photograph by kind permission of Professor Michael David Coffey

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