Norman Macleod Ferrers
|Norman Macleod Ferrers|
11 August 1829|
Prinknash Park, Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England
|Died||31 January 1903
|Alma mater||Eton College, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
|Spouse||Emily Lamb (m. 1866)|
|Children||4 sons and 1 daughter|
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, awas called to the bar in 1855 and was ordained deacon in 1859 and priest in 1860. In 1880, he was appointed Master of the college, and served as vice-chancellor of Cambridge University from 1884 to 1885.
See also Ferrers functions.
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.
- The National Archives | National Register of Archives | Person details | Archive Details at www.nra.nationalarchives.gov.uk
|Master of Gonville and Caius College
Ernest Stewart Roberts
|Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Charles Anthony Swainson