Sir Henry Miers, FRS

At Eton : 1872-1877

Science, Mathematics and Industry

Known for: Miers was a mineralogist and crystallographer, as well as the Vice Chancellor of the Victoria University of Manchester 1915-1926. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1896. He was also a Fellow of Eton College from 1904.

School days: Miers won the Geology prize for the Science Prize Examination in 1875. He was also a member of the Literary Society ad delivered a paper on ‘Alchemy’ to the Society in 1877, which according to the Chronicle was of ‘unusual merit’.

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