Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, Bart.


Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, Bart., F.R.S., created D.C.L. 12 June, 1839; fellow St. John's Coll., Cambridge, B.A. 1813, M.A. 1816, master of the Mint 1850, an astronomer and philosopher, lord rector of Marischal College, Aberdeen, 1842, created a baronet 17 July, 1838 (son of Sir William Herschel, K.C.H., the astronomer), died 11 May, and buried in Westminster Abbey 19 May, 1871. See Foster's Baronetage & Eton School Lists.