Stephen Whisson

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Stephen Whisson
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Born 1710
St Neots, Huntingdonshire, England
Died 3 November 1783
Cambridge, England
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Scientific career
Fields Mathematician
Institutions Trinity College, Cambridge
Academic advisors Walter Taylor
Notable students Thomas Postlethwaite

Stephen Whisson (1710[1] – 3 November 1783) was a tutor at Trinity College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, and coached 72 students in the 1744–1754 period.


Wisson was from St Neots, Huntingdonshire and was the son of a publican. In 1735, he matriculated from Wakefield School, Yorkshire.

On 29 November 1734, he was admitted as a sizar at Trinity College, Cambridge, becoming a scholar in 1738.[2]



  1. ^ Toshiharu Taura, Yukari Nagai (eds), Design Creativity 2010, Springer, 2011, p. 53.
  2. ^ "Whisson, Stephen (WHS734S)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "Records relating to the administrative and academic officers of the University". Cambridge University Archives. 1757. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 

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