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Authorised form of nameBooth; James (1806 - 1878)
Dates1806 - 1878
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLava, County Leitrim, Ireland
Date of birth25 August 1806
Place of deathThe vicarage at Stone, Buckinghamshire
Date of death15 April 1878
OccupationClergyman
Research fieldMathematics
ActivityEducation:
Trinity College, Dublin. BA (1832); MA (1840); LLD (1842)
Career:
Principal, Bristol College (1840); ordained, Bristol (1842); Professor of Mathematics and Vice Principal, Liverpool Collegiate Institution (by 1843- after 1845); moved to London (1848); Minister of St Anne's, Wandsworth (1854); Vicar of Stone, Buckinghamshire (1859); published mathematical, religious and educational works
Memberships:
FRAS (1859); MRIA
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/01/1846
RelationshipsMarried a daughter of Daniel Watney of Wandsworth
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/62963905
Royal Society codeNA7648
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/6/167Letter from James Booth, The Vicarage Stone, Aylesbury, to [Walter] White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]2 August 1861
IM/Maull/000443Booth, Jamesnd
RR/2/26Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Researches on the geometrical properties of elliptic integrals' by James Booth3 May 1852
RR/3/52Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'A memoir upon caustics' by Arthur Cayley10 February 1857
PT/48/4/1Manuscript, 'On the quadrature of the logarithmic ellipse and of the logarithmic hyperbola' by Rev James Booth[1851]
RR/4/121Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'On the method of symmetric products, and on certain circular functions connected with that method' by Robert Harley11 March 1861
RR/3/45Referee's report by James Booth, on an unnamed paper by Arthur Cayley23 October 1855
EC/1846/03Booth, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/48/4/3Plate, unpublished figure showing parabolas overlaid on circle by James Booth[1851]
RR/3/61Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'Supplementary researches on the partition of numbers' by Arthur Cayley5 February 1858
PT/48/4/2Plate, portion of figure 17 showing paraboloid by James Booth[1851]
PT/44/6Paper, 'Researches on the geometrical properties of elliptic integrals' by Rev James Booth[1851]
PT/48/4Paper, 'On the quadrature of the logarithmic ellipse and of the logarithmic hyperbola' by Rev James Booth[1851]
PT/48/4/4Plate, figure 29 showing an exponential curve by unknown engraver[1851]
MC/4/305Letter from Reverend James Booth, 22 Sussex Gardens, Hyde Park, to the [Earl of Rosse] President of the Royal Society and to the Council29 November 1849
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/5/233Letter from James Booth, the Vicarage, Wandsworth, to Charles R [Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society], Somerset House17 March 1856
MS/426/584Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Rev Dr [James] Booth7 March 1857
MC/5/276Letter from James Booth, the Vicarage, Wandsworth, to Charles R [Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]3 March 1857
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
MC/6Volume 6 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1859-1863
MC/9/203Letter from James Booth, The Vicarage, Stone, Aylesbury, to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society15 May 1871
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
RR/1bis/10Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'On the rectification and quadrature of the spherical ellipse' by James Booth1 October 1842
AP/25/16Unpublished paper, 'On the rectification and quadrature of the spherical ellipse' by James Booth1842
RR/1bis/9Referee's report by Benjamin Gompertz, on a paper 'On the rectification and quadrature of the spherical ellipse' by James Booth26 July 1842
RR/1bis/11Referee's report by Thomas Stephens Davies, on a paper 'On the rectification and quadrature of the spherical ellipse' by James Booth6 October 1842
AP/36/3Paper, 'On a property of numbers' by James Booth1854
AP/39/24Paper, 'On the application of parabolic trigonometry to the investigation of the properties of the common catenary' by James Booth1857
AP/31/3Unpublished paper, 'On the application of the theory of elliptic functions and of the properties of surfaces of the second order to the rotation of a rigid body round a fixed point' by James Booth1848
RR/2/25Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'Researches on the geometrical properties of elliptic integrals' by James Booth31 March 1852
RR/2/177Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'Researches in symbolical physics. On the translation of a directed magnitude as symbolised by a product. The principles of statics established symbolically' by Matthew O'Brien25 November 1851
HS/4/198Letter, from James Booth to Sir John Herschel, dated at Wandsworth Vicarage27 January 1859
HS/4/194Letter, from James Booth to Sir John Herschel, dated at Society of Arts6 March 1856
HS/4/195Letter, from James Booth to Sir John Herschel, dated at Society of Arts12 March 1856
HS/4/197Letter, from James Booth to Sir John Herschel, dated at Wandsworth Vicarage4 March 1858
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