Authorised form of nameGraves; John Thomas (1806 - 1870)
Dates1806 - 1870
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Date of birth04 December 1806
Place of deathCheltenham, Gloucestershire
Date of death29 March 1870
Research fieldMathematics
Trinity College, Dublin. BA (1827); MA (1831, Oxford)
Called to the English Bar (1831); Professor of Jurisprudence, University College, London (1839); Assistant Poor Law Commissioner (1846)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/04/1839
RelationshipsSon of John Crosbie Graves, barrister; cousin of Robert James Graves (FRS 1850); married (1846) daughter of William Tooke (FRS 1818); no children
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1870-1871 vol 19 pp xxvii-xxviii
W H Brock, 'The Selection of the Authors of the Bridgewater Treatises' in NR 1966 vol 21 pp 162-179
Proposers: 'Adare' is Edwin Richard Windham Wyndham-Quin , 3rd Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl, then Viscount Adare
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3372
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1839/21Graves, John Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/001745Graves, John Thomasnd
RR/3/51Referee's report by John Thomas Graves, on a paper 'A memoir on curves of the third order' by Arthur Cayley31 January 1957
RR/2/42Referee's report by John Thomas Graves, on a paper 'An introductory memoir upon quantics' by Arthur Cayley13 May 1854
RR/3/245Referee's report by John Thomas Graves, on a paper 'On curves of the third order' by George Salmon21 July 1858
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/3/262Letter from John Booth, professor of mathematics, Collegiate Institution Liverpool, to Dr. John Thomas Graves, 8 Gray's Inn Square, Londn28 January 1843
AP/25/16Unpublished paper, 'On the rectification and quadrature of the spherical ellipse' by James Booth1842
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