Tatlock, Robert Rattray, 1837-1934, chemist

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Tatlock, Robert Rattray, 1837-1934, chemist

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Dates of existence

1837-1934

History

Robert Tatlock was born in Glasgow in 1837. He was educated at Greyfriars Church School, Glasgow and the Trades' House School before studying chemistry at Anderson's University in the mid 1850s. From 1857 to 1867 he was chief assistant to Professor Frederick Penny at Anderson's University. This was followed by a year as chemist at Kames Gunpowder Company, Kyles of Bute. In 1869 he commenced business in Glasgow as an analytical and consulting chemsit. Between 1873 and 1884 he was a chemistry lecturer at the Glasgow Mechanics' Institution. Tatlock also served as public analyst, gas examiner and sewage chemist to Glasgow Corporation.

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College of Science and Arts, Glasgow (1827-1887)

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C0032

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1873 - 1884

Description of relationship

Tatlock was a lecturer at the College.

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Penny, Frederick, 1816-1869, chemist

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P0006

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1857 - 1867

Description of relationship

Tatlock was Penny's assistant.

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Anderson's College, Glasgow (1796-1887)

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C0046

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associative

Dates of the relationship

mid 1850s - 1867

Description of relationship

Tatlock was a student and then an assistant at the College.

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P0047

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GB 249

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Victoria Peters, September 2011.

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Sources

Who's Who in Glasgow in 1909, p.203.

Obituary in The Analyst, Vol. 60, 1935, pp.132-135.

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