Person: Barker, Thomas


Thomas Barker had an outstanding undergraduate career, being Senior Wrangler in the mathematical tripos at Cambridge and 1st Smith's Prizeman in 1862. He went on to play an important role in Owens College, Manchester where he was professor of pure mathematics for twenty years.

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Born 9 September 1838, Murcar, Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland. Died 20 November 1907, Woodlea, Lightwood Road, Fairfield, Buxton, England.

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Origin Scotland

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive