Lockyer, Sir Joseph Norman (b. 1836)

Lockyer, Sir Joseph Norman, astronomer, born at Rugby; became clerk in the War Office in 1857, was secretary to the Royal Commission on Scientific Instruction in 1870, and was transferred to the Science and Art Department in 1875; he directed Government eclipse expeditions to Sicily, India, Egypt, and the West Indies; in 1860 he became F.R.S., received the Society's Rumford medal in 1874, next year was appointed corresponding Member of the Institute of France and received the Janssen medal in 1891; he was knighted in 1897; he made important discoveries in spectrum analysis, and has written several astronomical works; (b. 1836).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Lockout * Loco-focos
Lobby, The
Local Option
Lochaber
Lochaber Axe
Lochiel
Lochinvar
Lochleven
Locke, John
Lockhart, John Gibson
Lockout
Lockyer, Sir Joseph Norman
Loco-focos
Locri
Lodi
Loewe, Gottfried
Lofoden Islands
Logan, John
Logarithm
Logic
Logic Spectacles
Logos