Lloyd, Humphrey, Dd

Lloyd, Humphrey, D.D.

etc., an eminent English divine and scientist, was born in Dublin in 1800. He entered Trinity College in 1815, was elected scholar in 1818, and graduated in 1820. In 1824 he was made fellow and tutor of Trinity College, and was soon ordained a minister of the United Church of England and Ireland. In 1831 he resigned the office of tutor, and was elected to the chair of natural philosophy, and afterwards gave his attention almost wholly to scientific investigations. He died January 17, 1881. Dr. Lloyd was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and honorary member of the philosophical societies of Cambridge and Manchester, and other scientific societies of Europe and America. In 1846 he was elected president of the Royal Irish Academy; in 1856 he received the degree of D.C.L. from the University of Oxford; and in 1857 was chosen president of the British Association. His works are chiefly scientific. See Men of the Time, s.v.

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