## Edward Charles Titchmarsh

Male, (1899 - 1963)

Father | Edward Harper Titchmarsh (1862 - 1935) |

Mother | Caroline Farmar (circa 1866 - 1943) |

Relationship | 2nd great-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar |

Charts | Farmar Descendants |

Birth | Edward Charles Titchmarsh was born 1 June 1899 in Newbury, Berkshire, England. |

INFO | CIV REG INDEX Birth 1899 JunQ Titchmarsh, Edward Charles Newbury 2c,258. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102161.) |

Marriage | He married Kathleen Blomfield 1925 in Essex, England. |

INFO | CIV REG INDEX Marriage Titchmarsh, Edward C. spouse: Blomfield Halstead 4a,2131. (FreeBMD.) |

Death | Edward Charles Titchmarsh died 18 January 1963 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, at age 63. |

INFO | PROBATE CALENDAR. 1963. Titchmarsh Edward Charles of 4 Capel Close Summertown Oxford died 18 January 1963 Probate Oxford 7 March to Kathleen Titchmarsh widow. Effects £17679 14s 1d. (PPRCalenAnc 1963, p.301.) |

INFO | CIV REG INDEX Death 1963 MarQ Edward C. Titchmarsh Oxford 6B:1510. (EngDeaIndAnc.) |

INFO | BIOGRAPHY from Who Was Who, 1961-1970. "Titchmarsh, Edward Charles, F.R.S. 1931; M.A. (Oxon); Hon. D.Sc (Sheffield); Savilian Professor of Geometry, Oxford University, and Fellow of New College since 1931; b. Newbury, Berks. 1 June 1899; e.s. of Rev. E. H. Titchmarsh, M.A; m. 1925, Kathleen, d. of A. Blomfield, J.P; three d. Educ: King Edward VII School, Sheffield; Balliol College, Oxford. War Service 1917-1918; Lecturer at University College, London, 1923-29; Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1923-30; Professor of Pure Mathematics in the University of Liverpool, 1929-1931; President London Mathematical Soc., 1945-47. De Morgan medallist, 1953; Sylvester medallist, Roy. Soc., 1955. Publications: The Zeta-Function of Riemann; The Theory of Functions; Introduction to the Theory of Functions; Introduction to the Theory of Fourier Inegrals; Eigen-function Expansions associated with Second Order Differential Equations; Mathematics for the General Reader; mathematical papers, mainly in the Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society and Quarterly Journal of Mathematics. Address: 4 Capel Close, Oxford. T.: Oxford 58063. Died 18 Jan 1963." (WhoWasWho61 p.1124.) |

INFO | BIOGRAPHY from Univ of St Andrews [Scotland] School of Mathematics and Statistics. Edward Charles Titchmarsh born: 1 June 1899 in Newbury, Berkshire, England. Died: 18 Jan 1963 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. "Edward Titchmarsh was known as Ted to his contemporaries. His grandfather was a grocer in Royston while Ted's father, Edward Harper Titchmarsh, became a Congregational minister in Newbury, Berkshire . . . Ted's father moved to Sheffield . . . Ted attended King Edward VII School . . . . In December 1916. . . Titchmarsh won an Open Mathematical Scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford. . . After just one term at Oxford he joined the Royal Engineers and in August 1918 he was sent to France [World War I] as a dispatch rider. . . . first on horseback and then on a motorcycle. . . .[He ] returned to Oxford in October 1919. . . . In 1925 he married Kathleen Blomfield, who was the daughter of his father's Church Secretary." Titchmarsh held the chair of pure mathematics at Liverpool from 1929 for two years, and then the Savilian Chair of Geometry at Oxford for 30 years. His work was in analysis. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1931. Numerous accomplishments and publications are noted in the biography. Numerous quotations and observations of his contemporaries are included in the biography. The full text of the biography is available on the internet at www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk. (StAndMathBio.) |

INFO | BIOGRAPHY from Encyclopaedia Britannica. "Titchmarsh, Edward Charles (b. June 1,1899, Newbury, Berkshire, Eng.--d. Jan. 18, 1963. Oxford, Oxfordshire), English mathematician whose contributions to analysis placed him in the forefront of his profession. A lecturer at University College, London, from 1923, Titchmarsh was appointed professor of pure mathematics at the University of Liverpool in 1929 and two years later became Savilian professor of geometry at the University of Oxford. He devoted his early research to the theory of Fourier integrals and series and added new findings to the study of Fourier transforms. He further contributed to the theory of conjugate functions and general transforms and thus formed a major part of his Introduction to the Theory of Fourier Integrals (1937). He next turned his attention to the study of the theory of integral functions, especially the Riemann zeta-function ( a complex-number function), and published his results in The Zeta-Function of Riemann (1930) and more fully elaborated this work in The Theory of the Riemann Zeta-Function (1952). From his studies of complex variable theory he wrote The Theory of Functions (1932), which became a leading texbbook on real and complex function theory and was translated into numerous languages. After 1939 Titchmarsh concentrated his reseaerch on the theory of function expansion in eigenfunctions of differential equations, an area of vital importance to quantum theory, and published many of his results in Eigenfunction Expansions Associated with Second-Order Differential Equations (Part 1, 1956; Part 2, 1958). His contributions helped resolve the differences between the general theory of quantum mechanics and the methods used to solve particular problems in quantum theory." (EncyBritan15 11:802.) |

INFO | MATHEMATICS GENEALOGY PROJECT. Listing of students of Edward Charles Titchmarsh. The dates range from 1928 through 1963. Project of the Dept of Mathematics of North Dakota State University, Fargo N.D. (NDakMathGene.) |