Title
Rev.
First name(s)
William Henry
Surname
Drew
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Professor of Mathematics (1869-1882)
  • Evening Class Lecturer of Mathematics (1869-1872)
  • Dean of General Literature and Science Department (1876-)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Royal Naval School, Brighton
  • St John’s College, Cambridge Ref: *2
Qualifications
  • BS (8th Wrangler) (1849)
  • MA (1856)
  • Ordained Deacon (1852)
  • Priest (York (1853) Ref: *2
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Curate Warnefield (1852-1862) Ref: *2
  • Assistant Master, Blackheath Proprietary School (1856-1873) Ref: *1 *2
  • Vice Principal, Blackheath Proprietary School  (1867-1873) Ref: *2
  • Curate of Crocken Hill, near Dartford, Kent (1866-1873) Ref: *2
Publications

Geometrical Treatise on Conic Sections (1857)

Personal details

Date of birth
5 April 1827
Place of birth
St Clement Dane's, London
Date of death
14 July 1882
Place of death
Maida Hill West, London
Family details

Son of Lt. William Drew and Ann. Married firstly to Emily and then to Margaret Wilson in 1852. Ref: *2 Father of Cecil Campbell, Robert Middlemist, Jessie Margaret, Florence Slewyn and Ernest Young.

References

  1. Adrian Rice, "Mathematics in the metropolis: A survey of Victorian London" Historia Mathematica 23, no. 4 (1996): 376-417.
  2. Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900
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