Authorised form of nameWaring; Edward (1734 - 1798)
Dates1734 - 1798
Place of birthShrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Date of birth1734
Place of deathPlealey, Pontesbury, Shropshire
Date of death15 August 1798
Research fieldMathematics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1763
Date of ejection or withdrawalWithdrew from the Royal Society (1795)
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1784
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Marta Cavazza, 'The Institute of Science of Bologna and the Royal Society in the eighteenth century' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 3-25, plate
L B Glyn, 'Israel Lyons: a short but starry career. The life of an eighteenth-century Jewish botanist and astronomer' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 275-305
DSB gives date of birth as c 1736.
Royal Society codeNA8312
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1763/04Waring, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/3/40Letter from Edward Waring, Plealey, to George Gilpin22 August 1794
L&P/9/192Paper, 'On infinite series' by Edward Waring1791
L&P/8/163Paper, 'Of an erratum in his paper in the Philosophical Transactions' from Edward Waring to Charles Blagden1785
MS/391/90Bond of Edward Waring to the Treasurer of the Royal Society24 November 1763
L&P/9/132Paper, 'On the method of correspondent values etc' by Edward Waring1789
L&P/7/56Paper, 'Problems concerning interpolating logarithms by the method of differences' by Edward Waring1778
L&P/9/71Paper, 'On centripetal forces' by Edward Waring1788
L&P/9/133/1Paper, 'On the resolution of attractive powers' by Edward Waring1789
L&P/9/133Paper, 'On the resolution of attractive powers' by Edward Waring1789
L&P/9/28Paper, 'Finding the values of algebaical quantities by converging series and estending propositions given by Pappus' by Edward Waring1787
L&P/9/133/2Plate, 'Mathematical figures' by Edward Waring1789
L&P/9/95Paper, 'Some properties of the sum of the divisors of numbers' by Edward Waring1788
L&P/7/83Paper, 'On the general resolution of algebraical equations' by Edward Waring1779
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