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KIRKMAN , Thomas Penyngton Rev FRS

Forenames: Thomas Penyngton

Last name: KIRKMAN

Titles and Honours: Rev FRS

Date of birth: 1806-01-01

Date of death: 1895-01-01

Date of Election: 1846-04-21

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries: 1895 vol 9, ser 4, p 207 (Note) and p 238 - 243

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No

Publications:

"On mnemonic aids in the study of analysis" (1851, vol 14, pp 29- 45); "On linear constructions" (1851, vol 14, pp 279-296); "On the representation and enumeration of polyhedra" (1855, vol 17, pp 47-70); "On the k-partitions of N" (1855 vol 17 p 129-146); "Theorems on groups" ((1861, P2, pp 73-97); "On the relation of force to matter and mind" (1864, P4, pp 14-18); "On the solution of algebraic equations" (1868, P7, pp 141-8) and many others

Place of Residence:

Notes:

Mathematician, banker. 1834-6, curate Bury Parish Church; 1835 Deacon; 1836-9, priest at Lymm. Member, M;cr Geological Soc, set mathematical problems for magazines. First book on mnemonics published 1852.

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