# EMS Founder Members

The Edinburgh Mathematical Society was founded in February 1883.

The 55 founder members are listed below.

The 55 founder members are listed below.

Robert Edgar Allardice
Assistant to the Professor of Mathematics, University, Edinburgh Archibald J Baker
Master at George Watson's College, Edinburgh Andrew Jeffrey Gunion Barclay
Mathematical Master, George Watson's College, Edinburgh C W Crossley Barlow
St Peter's College, Cambridge J Barry-Low
Mathematical Master, Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow James Blyth
Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, Andersonian College, Glasgow James Bolam
Government Navigation School, Leith Hugh Hamilton Browning
14 Newton Place, Charing Cross, Glasgow (later Rev) James Rose Burgess
Mathematical Master, Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh Peter Campbell
Mathematical Master, George Watson's College, Edinburgh George Chrystal
Professor of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh W Cooper Dickson
United Presbyterian Divinity Hall, Edinburgh (later Rev) Archibald C Elliot
student at University of Edinburgh James Gibson Fairweather
C.E., 13 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh Robert McNair Ferguson
Headmaster of the Institution, Edinburgh Alexander Yule Fraser
Mathematical Master, George Watson's College, Edinburgh E P Frederick
Mathematical Master, Loretto, Musselburgh Robert P Hardie
student of Logic at Edinburgh William Harvey
Law student at Edinburgh E B Kirk
Minister at Barrhead Cargill Gilston Knott
Assistant to Professor of Natural Philosophy Arthur P Laurie
student at Edinurgh J Macdonald
William James Macdonald
Mathematical Master, Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh Alexander Macfarlane
Examiner in Mathematics, University, Edinburgh Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of Texas, Austin John Sturgeon Mackay
Mathematical Master, The Academy, Edinburgh John Macmillan
Mathematical Master, Academy, Perth | J McKean
Lecturer on Mathematics, Watt's Institute, Edinburgh Charles M Middleton
Mathematical Master, George Watson's College, Edinburgh Robert Miller
Rev., Mathematical Master, Ladies' College, George Square, Edinburgh William Milne
Mathematical Master, High School, Glasgow Robert Moodie
High School, Arbroath John Todd Morrison
student at Edinburgh Thomas Muir
Mathematical Master, High School, Glasgow David Munn
Mathematical Master, High School, Edinburgh Charles Niven
Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Aberdeen Robert Traill Omond
The Observatory, Ben Nevis William Peddie
Assistant to the Professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh Herbert B Pickard
William Raitt
College of Science and Art, Glasgow David Rintoul
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge William Ritchie
George Watson's College, Edinburgh Alexander Robertson
St Andrew Square, Edinburgh Robert Robertson
Mathematical Master, Ladies' College, Queen Street, Edinburgh H C Robson
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge J R Roxburgh
Peter Guthrie Tait
Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Edinburgh James Taylor
Dollar Institution, Dollar George Thom
Rector, Dollar Institution, Dollar William Thomson
Student in Divinity, Edinburgh David Traill
Mathematical Master, The Academy, Edinburgh John E Vernon
Free Church Minister William Welsh
Fellow and Tutor, Jesus College, Cambridge Thomas White
Training for the Ministry Philip Wood
Head Master, Grammar School, Darlington |