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Authorised form of nameFerrers; Norman Macleod (1829 - 1903)
SurnameFerrers
ForenamesNorman Macleod
Dates1829 - 1903
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire, England (11 August 1829)
Death:
Caius College Lodge, Cambridge (31 January 1903)
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Research Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Eton; Caius College, Cambridge. BA (1851), MA, DD (1881)
Career:
Fellow (1854) and Tutor, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; ordained deacon (1859); ordained priest (1861); Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1880); crippled by rheumatoid arthritis
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1877
RelationshipsSon of Thomas Bromfield Ferrers, stock brocker, of London and his wife Lavinia, daughter of Alexander Macleod of Harris; married (1866) Emily, daughter of John Lamb, Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 273-276 signed by E J R
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/71473943
Royal Society codeNA3589
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1877/06Ferrers, Norman Macleod: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/4/919Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Reverend Dr Norman Macleod Ferrers, Fellow of the Royal Society 28 November 1890
NLB/6/358Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Reverened Dr Norman Macleod Ferrers, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1892
NLB/6/849Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Reverend Dr Norman Macleod Ferrers, Fellow of the Royal Society22 July 1892
NLB/12/853Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Turner, to Rev Dr Norman MacLeod Ferrers, Fellow of the Royal Society18 May 1896
NLB/12/111Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], [Royal Society]9 December 1895
RR/9/68Referee's report by Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'On a class of invariants' by John Christian Malet22 February 1882
RR/6/123Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'Note on Professor Sylvester’s representation of the motion of a free rigid body by that of a material ellipsoid whose centre is fixed, and which rolls on a rough plane' by Norman Macleod Ferrers14 July 1869
RR/8/175Referee's report by Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'On the conduction of heat in ellipsoids of revolution' by William Davidson Niven23 July 1879
RR/10/247Referee's report by Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'The waves on a rotating liquid spheroid of finite ellipticity' by George Hartley Bryan30 December 1888
RR/10/365Referee's report by Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'On ellipsoidal harmonics' by William Davidson Niven2 December 1890
RR/13/75Letter from Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'Octonions' by Alex McAulay to the Secretary of the Royal Society28 April 1896
RR/13/74Letter from Richard Wright on behalf of the Secretary to the Master of Peterhouse College, Cambridge, Norman Macleod Ferrers on a paper 'Octonions' by Alex McAulay to the Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge27 April 1896
RR/13/73Letter from Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'Octonions' by Alex McAulay to the Secretary of the Royal Society25 March 1896
RR/6/124Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'Note on Professor Sylvester’s representation of the motion of a free rigid body by that of a material ellipsoid whose centre is fixed, and which rolls on a rough plane' by Norman Macleod Ferrers14 August 1869
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