Authorised form of nameDavenport; Harold (1907 - 1969)
Dates1907 - 1969
Place of birthHuncoat, Lancashire, England
Date of birth30/10/1907
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death09/06/1969
Research fieldMathematics
MA, ScD (Cambridge); BSc (Manchester)
Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics, Manchester University
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/03/1940
Age at election32
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Sylvester Medal 1967
DSB vol 17 pp 209-211
CSAC 112/3/86. Papers deposited in Trinity College Library, Cambridge
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1971 vol 17 pp 159-192, plate, by C A Rogers, D A Burgess, H Halberstam and B J Birch
Royal Society codeNA765
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1940/06Davenport, Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001077Davenport, Haroldnd
IM/GA/WS/2790Davenport, Haroldnd
RR/65/68Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'On sums of positive integral kth powers' by Harold DavenportJanuary 1939
RR/67/435Referee's report by Harold Davenport, on a paper 'The asymptotic expansion of integral functions defined by Taylor series' by Ernest Marshall Wright1940
RR/72/84Referee's report by Louis Joel Mordell, on a paper 'Diophantine inequalities with an infinity of solutions' by Harold Davenport and Claude Ambrose Rogers1949
RR/69/217Referee's report by Harold Davenport, on a paper 'On lattice points in n-dimensional star bodies I. Existence theorems' by Kurt Mahler and Louis Joel Mordell3 July 1945
RR/72/85Referee's report by George Neville Watson, on a paper 'Diophantine inequalities with an infinity of solutions' by Harold Davenport and Claude Ambrose Rogers1949
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