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William Henry Besant
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1828
Portsea
Portsmouth Unitary Authority
Hampshire, England
Death: Jun. 2, 1917
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

Son and heir of William Besant [merchant], of Portsea, Hants. Born there Nov. 1, 1828. School, St Paul's, Southsea (Mr. Robertson). Matric. Michs. 1846; Scholar, 1849; 1st Smith's Prizeman; B.A. (Senr. Wrangler) 1850; M.A. 1853; Sc.D. 1883. Fellow. Esquire Bedell, 1866-70. College Lecturer for 35 years; Tutor. Examiner for the University of London, 1859-64. F.R.S., 1871. A celebrated mathematical 'coach.' Author, mathematical. Died June 2, 1917, at 4, Harvey Road, Cambridge. Brother of Walter Besant.
 
 
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  Margaret Elizabeth Besant (1839 - 1911)*
 
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Inscription:
The Memory Of The Just Is Blessed
 
Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 4I21
 
Created by: Martin Douglas Packer
Record added: Oct 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99241364
William Henry Besant
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William Henry Besant
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