Forenames: John Jackson
Last name: ASHWORTH
Titles and Honours:
Date of birth: 1843-01-01
Date of death: 1904-03-10
Date of Election: 1887-11-16
Honorary Member? No
Obituaries: 1903-4 vol.48 XXV - XXXVIII
Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes
'On a Paper by Mr J. Smith Anticipating Recent Discoveries of the Colour - Phenomena with a Rapidly Rotating Black & White Disc ' (vol.XXI 1859. 1897-8 vol.XLII, P, p xviii)
Place of Residence: Heaton Moor
Manufacturer of fancy cotton goods, 35 Mosley Street
Society treasurer 1896-1902
Student in Chemical lab of Owens College
Became member of Salford Town Council
Had to abandon scientific career because of his father's death to carry on the mill.
Still gave much attention to microscopical investigation, practiced photography & was fond of musical studies.
1888 became life member of British Association.