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Authorised form of namePollock; Sir; Jonathan Frederick (1783 - 1870)
Dates1783 - 1870
NationalityBritish
Place of birthParish of St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England
Date of birth23 September 1783
Place of deathHis seat of Hatton, Middlesex
Date of death23 August 1870
Dates and placesBurial:
Hanworth cemetery, Middlesex
ActivityEducation:
St Paul's School; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1806, Senior Wrangler and Smith's Prizeman), MA (1809)
Career:
Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge; called to the Bar at Middle Temple; went on the northern circuit and built up a large practice King's Council (1827); Attorney General (1834-1835, 1841-1844); Chief Baron of the Exchequer (1844-1866); created baronet on retirement (1866); died of old age
Honours:
Kt 1834; Bt 1866
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election29/02/1816
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
VP 1850-1851, 1853-1855
RelationshipsSon of David Pollock, sadler, of Charing Cross, London, and his wife Sarah; younger brother of Sir David Pollock (FRS 1829); married 1) (1813) Frances Rivers of Spring Gardens (died 1827); 2) (1834) Sarah Anne Amowah, daughter of Richard Langslow of Hatton, Middlesex; his granddaughter Marion Amelia married 1) Charles Vernon Boys (FRS 1888) (divorced) and 2) Andrew Russell Forsuth (FRS 1886)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 02 April 1870
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/1807158491055411920009
Royal Society codeNA6836
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1815/28Pollock, Sir Jonathan Frederick: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/26/11A Method of proving the three leading properties of the Ellipse & Hyperbola from a well known property of the Circle30 January 1843
AP/31/12Certain Properties of the Antimetrical Series, whose 1st, 2nd etc differences are constant; including Fermat's Theorem of the Polygonal Numbers, and some other Properties of Numbers18th June 1849
IM/Maull/003618Pollock, Sir Jonathan Fredericknd
AP/29/13On certain properties of prime numbersFebruary 1847
AP/48/7On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat1866
AP/32/15On the extension of the Principle of Fermat's Theorem (of the polygonal numbers) to the higher orders of series whose ultimate differences are constant - with a new Theorem proposed, applicable to all the ordersDecember 1849
IM/003620Pollock, Sir Jonathan Fredericknd
IM/Maull/003619Pollock, Sir Jonathan Fredericknd
RR/5/196Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock19 January 1865
RR/5/192Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock2 November 1863
RR/5/198Third letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock10 April 1865
RR/5/200Second referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock11 April [1863]
RR/5/203Second letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock4 May [1863]
RR/5/201Note by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock[1863]
RR/5/202Letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock3 April [1863]
RR/6/234Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet8 September 1866
RR/6/235Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat.—Second communication' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet23 July 1868
RR/2/188Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'On the extension of the principle of Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers to the higher orders of series whose ultimate differences are constant. With a new theorem proposed, applicable to all the orders' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock8 April 1850
RR/6/236Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith and Bartholomew Price, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat.—Second communication' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronetnd [1868]
RR/1bis/35Referee's report by Thomas Stephens Davies, on a paper 'A method of proving the three leading properties of the ellipse and the hyperbola from a well-known property of the circle' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock7 March 1843
RR/1bis/34Referee's report by Samuel Hunter Christie, on a paper 'A method of proving the three leading properties of the ellipse and the hyperbola from a well-known property of the circle' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock[1843]
RR/5/193Second referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock10 November 1863
PT/49/7Paper, 'On certain properties of square numbers and other quadratic forms with a table of odd numbers from 1 to 191 divided into 4, 3 or 2 square numbers, the algebraic sum of whose roots (positive or negative) may equal 1 - by means of which table all the odd numbers up to 9503 may be resolved into not exceeding 4 square numbers' by Sir [Jonathan] Fred [Frederick] Pollock[1853]
PT/62/2Paper, 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers' by Sir [Jonathan] Frederick Pollock25 April 1861
RR/5/194Memorandum by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock12 November 1863
RR/5/189Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock22 October 1862
RR/5/191Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock14 October 1863
RR/5/204Fourth letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock11 November 1863
RR/5/199Second referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock31 May [1863]
RR/5/190Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock6 September 1862
RR/5/195Letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock17 January 1863
RR/5/197Second letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock12 April 1865
RR/6/233Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet2 April 1866
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