Authorised form of nameBooth; James (1806 - 1878)
Dates1806 - 1878
Dates and placesBirth:
Lava, County Leitrim, Ireland (25 August 1806)
The vicarage at Stone, Buckinghamshire (15 April 1878)
Research Field:
Trinity College, Dublin. BA (1832); MA (1840); LLD (1842)
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
FRAS (1859); MRIA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsMarried a daughter of Daniel Watney of Wandsworth
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA7648
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
AP/31/3On 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 Point1848
AP/39/24On the Application of Parabolic Trigonometry to the Investigation of the Properties of the Common Catenary1857
AP/36/3On a Property of Numbers 1854
IM/Maull/000443Booth, Jamesnd
RR/3/52Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'A memoir upon caustics' by Arthur Cayley10 February 1857
RR/3/61Referee's report by James Booth, on a paper 'Supplementary researches on the partition of numbers' by Arthur Cayley5 February 1858
RR/3/45Referee's report by James Booth, on an unnamed paper by Arthur Cayley23 October 1855
RR/2/26Letter from George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Researches on the geometrical properties of elliptic integrals' by James Booth3 May 1852
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/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/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
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
MS/426/584Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Rev Dr [James] Booth7 March 1857
EC/1846/03Booth, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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
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