Daniel Cresswell

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1776 – 1844

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Who was Daniel Cresswell?

Daniel Cresswell D.D.,was a British clergyman and mathematician.

He was son of Daniel Cresswell, a native of Crowden-le-Booth, in Edale, Derbyshire, who lived for many years at Newton, near Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was born at Wakefield in 1776 and educated in the grammar school there and at Hull. He proceeded to Trinity College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow. At the university, where he resided many years, he took private pupils.

In December 1822 he was presented to the vicarage of Enfield, one of the most valuable livings in the gift of his college, and in the following year he was appointed a justice of the peace for Middlesex and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He died at Enfield on 21 March 1844.

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Born
1776
Wakefield
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Died
1844
Enfield Town

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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