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Authorised form of nameRichmond; Herbert William (1863 - 1948); geometer
Dates1863 - 1948
NationalityBritish
Place of birthTottenham, Middlesex, at Drapers’ College, England
Date of birth17 July 1863
Place of deathEvelyn Nursing Home, Cambridge, England
Date of death22/04/1948
Occupationgeometer
Research fieldMathematics
Algebra
Geometry
Algebraic geometry
ActivityEducation:
Merchant Taylors’ School; King’s College, Cambridge MA
Career: College lecturer in mathematics at King's College, Cambridge (1891-1928)
Memberships:
London Mathematical Society (President 1920-1922)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/05/1911
Age at election48
ProposerHenry Frederick Baker; William Burnside; John Hilton Grace; Robert Stawell Ball; Ernest William Hobson; Augustus Edward Hough Love; Thomas John I'Anson Bromwich; John Edward Campbell; Edwin Bailey Elliott; Ernest William Barnes
RelationshipsParents: Rev. William Hall Richmond and Charlotte Mary, née Ward, the daughter of Dr Joseph Ward of Epsom.
Siblings: George Ward, Alfred Mewburn, Margaret Evelyn, Ethel Mary.
Great-uncle: Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (FRS 1852)
Image

Richmond H W, IM Maull 003521.jpg

SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 219-230, plate, by E A Milne and F Puryer White
References:
P B Moon, 'The (London) Physics Club, 1928-1953' in NR 1992 vol 46 pp 171-174
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/42617779
Royal Society codeNA6608
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1911/16Richmond, Herbert William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/Maull/003821Richmond, Herbert Williamnd
NLB/59/259Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esquire, FRS6 August 1920
NLB/55/29Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esq., FRS10 November 1917
NLB/58/355Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esquire, FRS23 April 1920
RR/42/67Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'On twisted cubic curves which satisfy twelve conditions' by John Arthur ToddFebruary 1931
RR/38/156Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'The nodal cubic surfaces and the surfaces from which they are derived by projection' by G Timms11 March 1928
RR/38/137Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'Cremona transformations of space of four dimensions by means of quadrics, and the reverse transformations' by J G SempleJanuary 1929
NLB/59/227Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esquire, FRS28 July 1920
RR/26/98Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'The design of repeating patterns' by Percy Alexander MacMahon and W P D MacMahon[November 1921]
NLB/64/223Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esquire, FRS23 February 1923
NLB/70/284Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Herbert William] Richmond Esq., FRS; King's College, Cambridge21 February 1927
NLB/71/256Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Herbert William] Richmond, FRS29 February 1928
RR/33/119Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'On a set of quartic surfaces in space of four dimensions; and a certain involutory transformation' by H G Telling1 December 1925
RR/34/95Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'A general configuration in space of any number of dimensions analogous to the double-six of lines ordinary space' by Thomas Gerald Room[April 1926]
RR/34/105Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'The relations connecting the angle-sums and volume of a polytope in space of n dimensions' by D M Y Sommerville[December 1926]
RR/39/55Referee's report by Herbert William Richmond, on a paper 'The polytopes with regular-prismatic vertex figures' by Harold Scott Macdonald Coxeter[January 1930]
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