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Authorised form of nameTodhunter; Isaac (1820 - 1884); Mathematician
SurnameTodhunter
ForenamesIsaac
Dates1820 - 1884
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Rye, Sussex, England (23 November 1820)
Death:
At his residence, 6 Brookside, Cambridge (01 March 1884)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Education:
University College, London. BA (1842), MA (London). St John's College, Cambridge. BA (1848, Senior Wrangler and 1st Smith's Prizeman)
Career:
Assistant Master at a school in Peckham; Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge (1848); published books on mathematics; Principal Mathematical Lecturer, St John's College, Cambridge. and Mathematical Examiner to the Council of Military Education; died of paralysis
Memberships:
FRAS; FCPS
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/06/1862
RelationshipsSecond son of George Todhunter, Independent Minister of Rye, Sussex, and his wife Mary Hume; married (1864) Louisa Anna Maria, daughter of Captain George Davies RN
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1884 vol 37 pp xxvii-xxxii signed by E J R
References:
Alex D D Craik, 'James Ivory's last papers on the 'Figure of the Earth' (with biographical additions) in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 187-204
Notes:
W Hopkins has signed election certificate twice
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/2554611
Royal Society codeNA5349
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/7/75Referee's report by Bartholomew Price, on a paper 'On Jacobi's theorem respecting the relative equilibrium of a revolving ellipsoid of fluid, and on ivory's discussion of the theorem' by Isaac Todhunter4 May 1870
RR/7/74Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Jacobi's theorem respecting the relative equilibrium of a revolving ellipsoid of fluid, and on ivory's discussion of the theorem' by Isaac Todhunter19 February 1870
RR/7/18Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On the proof of the law of errors of observations' by Morgan William Crofton9 November 1869
RR/7/177Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'Contributions to formal logic' by Alexander John Ellis1872
RR/7/240Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On the algebraical analogues of logical relations' by Alexander John Ellis7 June 1873
RR/8/173Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On certain definite integrals occurring in spherical harmonic analysis and on the expansion, in series, of the potentials of the ellipsoid and the ellipse' by William Davidson Niven14 May 1879
RR/6/89Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On the theory of local probability, applied to straight lines drawn at random in a plane; the methods used being also extended to the proof of certain new theorems in the integral calculus' by Morgan William Crofton7 April 1868
RR/8/174Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On the conduction of heat in ellipsoids of revolution' by William Davidson Niven11 July 1879
EC/1862/15Todhunter, Isaac: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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