Astronomer, mathematician, and banker. A neighbour of CD’s in Down. First vice-chancellor of London University, 1837–42. Partner in the family bank, 1825. Treasurer and vice-president of the Royal Society of London, 1830–5 and 1838–45. Succeeded to the baronetcy in 1840. FRS 1829.
Sources: DNB DSB Record of the Royal Society of London. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)