# Record

Authorised form of name | Pollock; Sir; Jonathan Frederick (1783 - 1870) |

Dates | 1783 - 1870 |

Nationality | British |

Place of birth | Parish of St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England |

Date of birth | 23 September 1783 |

Place of death | His seat of Hatton, Middlesex |

Date of death | 23 August 1870 |

Dates and places | Burial: Hanworth cemetery, Middlesex |

Activity | Education: 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 category | Fellow |

Date of election | 29/02/1816 |

Royal Society activity | Royal Society roles: VP 1850-1851, 1853-1855 |

Relationships | Son 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) |

Sources | Sources: Bulloch's Roll; DNB References: Vanity Fair 02 April 1870 |

Virtual International Authority File | http://viaf.org/viaf/1807158491055411920009 |

Royal Society code | NA6836 |

Archives associated with this Fellow

Reference number | Title | Date |

EC/1815/28 | Pollock, Sir Jonathan Frederick: certificate of election to the Royal Society | |

IM/Maull/003618 | Pollock, Sir Jonathan Frederick | nd |

IM/003620 | Pollock, Sir Jonathan Frederick | nd |

IM/Maull/003619 | Pollock, Sir Jonathan Frederick | nd |

AP/48/7/2 | Unpublished diagrams, prime number squares by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 19 March 1866 |

RR/5/192 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 2 November 1863 |

RR/5/196 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 19 January 1865 |

RR/6/233 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet | 2 April 1866 |

RR/1bis/34 | Referee'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/5/201 | Note by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | [1863] |

RR/1bis/35 | Referee'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 Pollock | 7 March 1843 |

RR/5/198 | Third 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 Pollock | 10 April 1865 |

RR/5/200 | Second referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 11 April [1863] |

RR/5/203 | Second letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 4 May [1863] |

RR/6/235 | Referee'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 Baronet | 23 July 1868 |

PT/62/2 | Paper, 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers' by Sir [Jonathan] Frederick Pollock | 25 April 1861 |

RR/5/202 | Letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 3 April [1863] |

RR/5/204 | Fourth 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 Pollock | 11 November 1863 |

RR/5/190 | Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 6 September 1862 |

RR/5/199 | Second referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 31 May [1863] |

AP/26/11/4 | Unpublished diagram, circle geometry by Sir Frederick Pollock | 30 January 1843 |

AP/26/11/3 | Unpublished diagram, 'Circle A T M with diameter A M and perpendicular line S T' by Sir Frederick Pollock | 30 January 1843 |

AP/26/11/1 | Unpublished letter, 'A method of proving the three leading properties of the ellipse and hyperbola from a well known property of the circle' from Sir Frederick Pollock to Peter Mark Roget | 30 January 1843 |

PT/49/7 | Paper, '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] |

AP/31/12 | Unpublished paper, 'Certain properties of the arithmetical series, whose 1st, 2nd etc differences are constant; including Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers, and some other properties of numbers' by Sir Frederick Pollock | 14th June 1849 |

AP/29/13 | Unpublished paper, 'On certain properties of prime numbers' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | February 1847 |

AP/26/11 | Unpublished paper, 'A method of proving the three leading properties of the ellipse and hyperbola from a well known property of the circle' by Sir Frederick Pollock | 30 January 1843 |

AP/48/7 | Unpublished paper, 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by [Jonathan] Frederick Pollock | 19 March 1866 |

AP/32/15 | Unpublished 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 Frederick Pollock | December 1849 |

AP/26/11/2 | Unpublished diagram, 'Circle A T M with diameter A M and centre C' by Sir Frederick Pollock | 30 January 1843 |

RR/5/189 | Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 22 October 1862 |

RR/6/234 | Referee'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 Baronet | 8 September 1866 |

RR/6/236 | Referee'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 Baronet | nd [1868] |

AP/48/7/1 | Unpublished manuscript, 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by [Jonathan] Frederick Pollock | 19 March 1866 |

RR/2/188 | Referee'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 Pollock | 8 April 1850 |

RR/5/194 | Memorandum by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 12 November 1863 |

RR/5/191 | Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 14 October 1863 |

RR/5/193 | Second referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock | 10 November 1863 |

RR/5/195 | 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 Pollock | 17 January 1863 |

RR/5/197 | Second 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 Pollock | 12 April 1865 |

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