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Authorised form of nameGalloway; Thomas (1796 - 1851); mathematician
Dates1796 - 1851
NationalityBritish
Place of birthSymington parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Date of birth26 February 1796
Place of deathHis residence in Torrington Square, London
Date of death01 November 1851
Dates and placesBurial:
Kensal Green cemetery, London
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityEducation:
MA (1820, Edinburgh)
Career:
Taught Mathematics at Royal Military College, Sandhurst (1823); Actuary to the Amicable Life Assurance Company, London (1833); member of Actuaries' Club
Memberships:
FRAS
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/12/1834
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1848
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Institute of Actuaries
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1850-1854 vol 6 pp 120-121
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/18005459
Royal Society codeNA7553
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1834/38Galloway, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/32/7/2Plate, star's angle made with circle of declination by Thomas Galloway[1847]
HS/8/19Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn28 November 1844
PT/32/7Paper, 'On the proper motion of the solar system' by Thomas Galloway[1847]
PT/32/7/3Plate, method of determining parallactic motion by Thomas Galloway[1847]
PT/32/7/4Plate, method of calculating probable error by Thomas Galloway[1847]
PT/32/7/1Manuscript, 'On the proper motion of the solar system' by Thomas Galloway[1847]
RR/1/58Referee's report by Thomas Galloway, on a paper 'A practical extension of the application of the law of mortality announced by B Gompertz' by S M Drach17 April 1846
HS/8/23Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn2 April 1845
HS/8/5Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn12 March 1839
HS/8/16Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn10 April 1844
HS/8/18Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn18 November 1844
HS/8/15Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn8 April 1844
HS/8/25Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn14 December 1846
HS/8/9Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn25 April 1840
HS/8/4Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Edinburgh16 November 1832
HS/8/12Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn13 March 1844
HS/8/6Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Royal Astronomical Society22 April 1839
HS/8/26Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square21 January 1847
HS/8/20Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn6 December 1844
HS/8/24Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square12 December 1846
HS/8/22Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn31 December 1844
HS/8/33Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square23 October 1848
HS/8/31Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square31 January 1848
HS/8/8Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn21 April 1840
HS/8/7Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn9 June 1839
HS/8/32Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square20 May 1848
HS/8/11Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn9 November 1840
HS/8/21Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn19 December 1844
HS/8/28Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square12 November 1847
HS/8/27Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square8 November 1847
HS/8/30Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square22 January 1848
HS/8/13Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn28 March 1844
HS/8/29Incomplete letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at 45 Torrington Square12 January 1848
HS/22/50Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to [Thomas] Galloway, dated at Collingwood26 April 1840
HS/8/14Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn1 April 1844
HS/8/17Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn12 November 1844
HS/8/10Letter, from Thomas Galloway to Sir John Herschel, dated at Serjeants' Inn15 June 1840
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