Norman Macleod Ferrers
Ferrers was educated at Eton College before studying at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was Senior Wrangler in 1851. He was appointed to a Fellowship at the college in 1852, and was ordained in 1859. In 1880, he was appointed Master of the college, and served as vice-chancellor of Cambridge University from 1884 to 1885.
He died at the College Lodge on 31 January 1903..
On 3 April 1866, he married Emily, daughter of John Lamb, dean of Bristol. They had four sons and one daughter.
- N.M. Ferrers, An Elementary Treatise on Trilinear Coordinates (London, 1861)
- N. M. Ferrers An elementary treatise on spherical harmonics and subjects connected with them (London, 1877)
- N.M. Ferrers (ed.), Mathematical papers of the late George Green, 1871
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Norman Macleod Ferrers", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- "Ferrers, Norman Macleod (FRRS847NM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
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