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HARLEY, Robert Rev MA

Forenames: Robert

Last name: HARLEY

Titles and Honours: Rev MA

Date of birth: 1828-01-01

Date of death: 1910-01-01

Date of Election: 1849-10-30

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: 1910-11, vol 55, p 35-37.

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


"On impossible and certain other surd equations" (1851, vol 14, pp 207-235); "On the method of symmetric products and its application to the finite algebraic solution of equations" (1860, vol 20, pp 172 -219); "Bring's reduction of the equation of 5th degree to a trinomial form" (1863, P3, pp 69-73); "On a certain class of linear diferential equations (1865, vol 22, pp 232-245); "On the interchange of two differential resolvents (1892, vol 35, pp 79-89); "On the Rev T P Kirkman's method of resolving algebraic equations" (1868, vol P8, pp 4 -20): "On the theory of transcendental solution of algebraic equations" (1862, vol P2, pp181-184, 199-201, 237-241)

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Corres Member 30 Apr 1850. Congregational minister and mathematician, taught maths, one of founders of Oxford Mathematical Society. 1854-68, Minister, Brighouse; 1868-72, Bond St Chapel, Leicester; 1872-81, Vice-Principal and Chaplain of Mill Hill School; 1882-85, Principal of Huddersfield College; 1886-90, St George Street, Oxford; 1892-95, Australia.

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