Barrett, William, Sir, 1844-1925Alternative names
Educated in Manchester; in 1869 became lecturer on physics at the Royal School of Naval Architecture. From 1873 to 1910 he was Pofessor of Physics in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. Knighted 1912. F. R. S. 1899. Later interests were in psychical research and he was one of the chief founders of the Society for Psychical Research and he wrote extensively on this subject.
From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, ca.1863-ca.1924 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803810
Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society.
From the description of Correspondence with Sir Oliver J. Lodge, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78770504