It appears, by the Graces appointing the first Professors, that: house and apparatus were attached to this Professorship: but ther is now no house nor apparatus exclusive of what is the privat property of the Professor.

PROFESSOR CUMMING'S LECTURES. A COURSE of Lectures, on the general principles of Chemistry is given during the Lent Term, in the schools in the Botanica Garden.

The Medical Students are required to attend these Lecture under the same regulations as those of the Anatomical Professor. 1702 J. F. Vigani, of Verona.

1773 1.Pennington, M.A. John's 1713 J. Waller, B.D. Corpus.

1794 W. Farish, M.A. Magdalene. 1718 J. Micklebourgh, M.A. Corpus 1813 S. Tennant, M.D. Emmanuel 1756 J. Hadley, M.A. King's.

1815 J. Cumming, M. A. Trinity. 1764 R. Watson, M. A. Trinity.


The Candidates may be bachelors, married men, Englishme (Nostrates), or Foreigners. The election is not to be before th thirtieth, nor protracted beyond the sixtieth day after the schedul is affixed. The electors are, the Vice-Chancellor, the Masters & Trinity, Christ's and Caius colleges, and the Lucasian Professoi If any of the Masters be Vice-Chancellor, the Master of St John' acts in his stead. Founded by Dr PLUME, Archdeacon of Roches ter, 1704.

This Professorship was endowed with the rent of an estat situated at Balsham. The stipend was increased by the bequest o Dr Smith; £50 per annum being left by him to the Plumian Pre fessor, on condition of an examination for Smith's Prizes bein annually made. The late Professor having represented to th University, that the income of the Professorship offered no ade quate remuneration for the increased labours occasioned by th superintendence of the Observatory, a Grace of the Senate wa passed Feb. 27, 1829, for granting annually to the Professor from the Common Chest (by Grace), such a sum as would raise th income of the Professorship to £500 per annum. 1707 Roger Cotes, M.A. Trinity.

1822 R. Woodhouse, M.A. Carus. 1716 R. Smith, M.A. Trinity.

1828 G. B. Airy, M. A. Trinity. 1760 A. Shepherd, M.A. Christ's.

1836 James Challis, M.A. Trinity. 1796 S. Vince, M.A. Caius.

PROFESSOR CRALLIS's LECTURES. The Plumian Professor gives a course of Lectures on Prao tical Astronomy in the Leut Term. The object of the Lectures is te describe the parts and uses of Astronomical Instruments, and the methods of observing, and to prove and exemplify the mathema. tical formulæ required in the reduction of observations. In the course of the Lectures the Instruments of the Cambridge Observatory are described to the Class in the observing rooms.

1785 B. Harwood, M.B. Christ's.

ANATOMY. At the period of election,

the Vice-Chancellor, the two Proctors, und the junior Doctor in Divinity present, stand in scrutiny: in ailure of the latter, the junior LL.D., and in the absence of such, he junior M.D. All members of the Senate have votes, and the najority of such decide the election. Founded by the UNIVERSITY, 207. Salary, £100 per annum. 1707 G. Rolfe.

1753 C. Collignon, M.B. Trinity. 1728 J. Morgan, M.A. Trinity: 1734 G. Cuthbert, M.A. Trinity.

1814 J. Haviland, M.A.John's. 1735 R. Bankes, M.A. King's.

1817 W. Clark, M.A. Trinity. 1746 W. Gibson, M.D. Jesus,

DR CLARK'S LECTURES ON HUMAN ANATOMY. The course consists of at least fifty Lectures, which are delivered n the Anatomical School in the Michaelmas and Lent Terms (after be division of each), between the hours of one and two. The erms of attendance are Five Guineas for each of two courses : fterwards gratis.

These Lectures (a certificate of attendance on which, provided bey amount to fifty in number, is required by the Senate from Candidates for medical degrees,) explain the general and special inatomy of the human body, together with the principles of Physiology. The pupils have the opportunity of dissecting in private. R CLARK'S LECTURES ON COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY. In accordance with the Regulations of the “Natural Sciences 'ripos” a course, consisting of twenty-four Lectures, on Comparave Anatomy and Physiology, is delivered in the Anatomical chool on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at One o'clock, uring the October Term. Members of the University who have not a General Ticket of dmission to the Lectures of the Professors, (vide p. 28) may attend nese Lectures on payment of Two Guineas for each Course.

MODERN HISTORY. The Professor is appointed by the Queen, and holds the Profesorship during pleasure. He must either be a Master of Arts, achelor in the Civil Law, or of a superior degree. Founded by EORGE I. 1724. Salary, £371. 88. per annum. 1724 S. Harris, M.A. Peter's.

1771 John Symonds, M. A. John's. 1735 Shallet Turner, LL.D. Peter's.

1807 Wm. Smyth, M.A. Peter's. 1702 L. Brockett, B.D. Trinity.

1819 The Right Hon. Sir J. Stephen 1760 IT. Gray, LL.B. Pembroke.

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BOTANY. Tars Professorship was founded by the University in 1724. A lary of £100 was allowed by Government, on condition of a urse of Lectures being annually delivered, as in the case of the Professorships of Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. Government after wards increased the Salary to £200, and made the Professorship a Patent office. 1724 Richard Bradley, F.R.S.

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1761 T. Martyn, M.A. Sidney.

1825 J. S. Henslow, M.A. John's. PROFESSOR HENSLOW'S LECTURES. These Lectures are delivered during the Easter Term. The Professor occasionally makes herborizing excursions with his class in the neighbourhood of Cambridge.

GEOLOGY. This Professorship was founded by Dr WOODWARD, in the yea 1727; and on January 31, 1731-2 the four executors of the Founders will appointed Dr Conyers Middleton the first Professor. After their decease the election was vested in the members of the Senate; in addition to whom the following persons were allowed, by the express direction of the Founder's will, to give their votes by proxy, viz. the Chancellor of the University, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Ely, the President of the Royal Society the President of the College of Physicians, and the Members foi the University.

1731 Convers Middleton, D.D. Trinity. 1778 Thos. Green, M.A. Trinity. 1734 C. Mason, M.A. Trinity.

1788 J. Hailstone, M. A. Trinity. 1762 J. Michell, M.A. Queens'.

1818 A. Sedgwick, M.A. Trinity. 1764 2 Sam. Ogden, D.D. John's.

ASTRONOMY AND GEOMETRY. This Professorship is in the appointment of the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord President of the Privy Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord High Treasurer, and the Lord Steward of the Queen's Household. Founded by Thomas LOWNDES, Esq. 17 Salary, an estate about £300 per annum. 1750 3 Roger Long, D.D. Pembroke.

W. Lax, 1771 John Smith, D.D. Caius. | 1995 George Peacock, mut. A. Trinity.

PROFESSOR PEACOCK'S LECTURES. THESE Lectures are given in the October Term or Midsummer, and the object proposed by them, is to make students acquainted with the present state of the science of Astronomy, and the theory of the processes followed for the purpose of determining the places of the fixed stars, the periodical or other changes to which they are subject, the elements of the planetary system, and relation of Astronomy with Geography and Navigation : the theory of astronomical instruments, which they formerly comprehended, has since been transferred to the lectures of the Plumian Professor, to whose province they more properly belong. As this Professorship was designed by the Founder to comprehend Geometry as well as

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Istronomy, it is proposed to give alternately with Lectures on stronomy, others on Geometry and the general principles of lathematical reasoning.


(Mr Norris's.) The Stewards of this institution are, the Master of Trinity, the tovost of King's, and the Master or President of Caius. The indidates for this Professorship give a written notice to the three tewards within the first fourteen days of November. The Stew:ds select two, and signify their names to the Heads of Houses 1 or before the first day of February next ensuing, and the election one of the two nominated must be within the first fourteen days

the succeeding May. The electors must be a majority of ten leads of Houses. The Professor may have been educated at ther University, may be lay or clerical, but cannot be elected ader his thirtieth, or re-elected after his sixtieth year. No perin can continue in office longer than five years, but may be elected.--Founded by John NORRIS, Esq. of Whitton in Norlk, 1760. Salary, £105 per annum'. In conformity with the Founder's directions, the Norrisian Prossor of Divinity delivers gratuitously fifty Lectures during the lichaelmas and Lent Terms, to those who have been matriculated • incorporated into the University, on three days in the week, at ie Lecture-room under the Public Library. Candidates for Holy rders are required to attend twenty Lectures in the same Term

order to obtain the Professor's certificate; and no Undergralate is admitted to attend the Lectures, unless he have beforeind signified to the Professor his wish to attend. By the will of the Founder, the Professor is required to read or use to be read during each course of fifty Lectures, certain porns of Bishop Pearson's Exposition of the Creed. 1790 J. Hey, D.D. Sidney.

1824 J. B. Hollingworth, D.D. Peter's. 1795 J. Fawcett, B.D. John's.

1838 G. E. Corrie, B.D. Cath. Hall. 1815 T. Calvert, B.D. John's.

NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY. This Professor is to be chosen by those Regent Masters of ts only who have been resident in the University for the greater t of the year previous to the day of election (excepting only h Masters of Arts as are under one year's standing, who may e though they have not been resident for that term); which

Regent Masters, on notice assigned by the Master, Fellows, | Scholars of Trinity College, shall assemble on a day, and ose, within one month after such notice is received, by a maty of votes given in writing under the hand of each voter, and , Mr Norris's Will, a further sum of 18. in ance of a Religious Life, to be given, through the enthed to be expended by the Professor in hands of the Senior Proctor, to the prisoners , the New Testament, or the Great Import- either in the Town or County Prison.

taken by the Proctors, such a person as appears best qualifi in Natural and Experimental Philosophy and the practical pa thereof, and in Chemistry. A member of Trinity College is to preferred (cæteris paribus), next a Staffordshire, Warwickshi Derbyshire, or Cheshire man. In cases of disputes about t majority of the electors, the same is to be determined by the Vic Chancellor, the Provost of King's, and the Master of Trinity, if either of the two latter be Vice-Chancellor, by the Master St John's. Founded by the Rev. RICHARD JACKSON, M.A. 178 Salary, an estate about £140 per annum. 1783 Isaac Milner, M.A. Queens'.

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1813 W. Farish, M. A. Magdalene.

1837 R. Willis, M.A. F.R. S. Caius. PROFESSOR Willis's LECTURES. PROFESSOR Willis gives Lectures in the Michaelmas an Easter Term, on Mechanism, Statics, and Dynamics, with the practical application to Manufactures and the Steam Engine, an similar subjects. These Lectures are given in the Schools i the Botanic Garden.


ENGLAND The Professor is elected by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the Master of St John's, Clare Hall, and Downing Founded in pursuance of the Will of Sir GEORGE DOWNING Bart., K.B., 1800. Salary, £200 per annum. 1800 Edw. Christian, M.A. John's.

1 1823 T. Starkie, M.A. Cath. Hall.

1849 A. Amos, M.A. Trinity.

DOWNING PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE. The foundation, election, and salary, the same as the preceding.

The Downing Professor of Medicine will give a Course of Fifty Lectures on some Medical Subject. A certificate of attendance on these Lectures is required of persons proceeding to the degree of M.B. Vide Proceedings in Physic.

1800 Busick Harwood, M.D. Emmanuel.
1814 Cornwallis Hewett, M.A. & M.D. Downing.
1841 William Webster Fisher, M. D. Downing.

MINERALOGY. This Professorship was founded by the UNIVERSITY in the year 1808, and afterwards endowed by Government with a Salary of £100 per annum.

Lectures had been given by Dr Clarke for two years prior to the establishment of the Professorship, and specimens exhibited which had been collected during his travels.

After the death of Dr Clarke, the Senate decreed that the Professorship should be continued.

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