LIVERPOOL MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Founded 1899 - with the support of the Professors in the then University College, est'd 1893.

ROLL OF PRESIDENTS : from 1899.

1899 Prof.F.S.Carey : Prof. of Mathematics 1886 - 1925, University College, Liverpool, which became UoL in 1903.
1900.. Prof.F.S.Carey : ...^... .
1901 Prof.S.Sircom : UoL.
1902.. Prof.S.R.Sircom : ...^...
1903 Mr.W.E.Plummer : Director, Liverpool Observatory, 1894 - 1911.
1904.. Mr.W.E.Plummer : ...^...
1905 Mr.H.W.Curjel : Royal Insurance Co., Liverpool.
1906.. Mr.H.W.Curjel : ...^...
1907 Dr.W.H.Young : President of the International Mathematical Union 1929 - 1936.
1908.. Dr.W.H.Young : ...^...
1909 Mr.R.Hargreaves : UoL(?)
1910.. Mr.R.Hargreaves : ...^...

1911 Mr.F.T.Sharpe : UoL.
1912.. Mr.F.T.Sharpe : ...^...
1913 Mr.W.J.Harrison : Uol.
1914 Mrs.A.Boole_Stott : Daughter of George Boole, she was a 4-d geometer, and worked as a Secretary nr Liverpool.
1915.. Dr.A.Boole_Stott : ....... To mark a 4-d collaboration, she was in 1914 awarded an Hon.Doc. by U of Groningen.
1916 Dr.J.Proudman :!/ Oceanographer, first Prof. of Applied Mathematics UoL., founder Liverpool Tidal Institute 1919,
1917.. Dr.J.Proudman :.......... elected FRS 1925. Two analogue World-wide Tide-Table Prediction Machines are in the
1918.. Dr.J.Proudman :......... "Time and Tide" exhibition in the National Oceanographic Centre on the UoL campus.
1919.. Dr.J.Proudman :.......... where they are accessible by appointment one day per month.

1920 Mr.W.Stott : Actuary, m Alicia Boole. The UoL Library includes a section on Isaac Newton bequeathed
1921 Mr.W.Stott : .................. by Duncan Fraser from the collection of Walter Stott.
1922 Mr.R.O.Street : UoL.
1923 Mr.R.O.Street :...^...
1924 Mr.B.M.Wilson : UoL. Co-editor, with G.H.Hardy and P.V.Seshu of Collected Papers of
1925.. Mr.B.M.Wilson : ......... ... Srinivasa Ramanujan published 1927. Elected FRSEd 1934.
1926 Dr.E.L.Ince UoL. Elected FRSEd 1934.
1927 Dr.J.C.Burkill : Prof. of Pure Mathematics UoL 1924 - 1929.
1928 Mr.S.F.Grace : Oceanographer, Liverpool Tidal Institute, UoL
1929.. Dr.S.F.Grace : ...^...

1930 Prof.E.C.Titchmarsh : Prof. of Pure Mathematics, UoL, 1929 - 1931. Elected FRS 1931.
1931.. Dr.S.F.Grace : as entry for 1928.
1932 Mrs.M.Ralph : - affiliation not traced.
1933 Dr.U.S.Haslam-Jones UoL.
1934 Mr.W.G.Walker : - affiliation not traced.
1935 Prof.J.M.Whittaker : Prof. of Pure Mathematics, UoL, 1933 - 1952.
1936 Mr.F.W.Reece : Mathematics Teacher 1920 - 1957, Liverpool Institute H.S.
1937 Prof.L.Rosenhead : Prof. of Applied Mathematics, UoL, 1933 - 1973.
1938 Mr.R.Baldwin : - affiliation not traced.
1939 Dr.A.Fletcher : Lecturer, Applied Mathematics, UoL, 1932 - 1955. Reader, Astronomy, UoL, 1955 - 1969.

1940 Dr.H.A.Baxter : Mathematics Teacher 1926(?) - 1932(?), Liverpool Institute H.S.
1941 Mr.T.H.Jackson : - affiliation not traced.
1942 Dr.F.W.Bradley : UoL.
1943 Mr.W.F.Bushell : Headmaster, Birkenhead School 1930 - 1946, who was described in a subsequent school
............................................... brochure as "arguably the most renowned and cherished headmaster in the school's
............................................... history". In 1871 his father, Rev W.D.Bushell, was a founding member
............................................... of the 'Association for the Improvement of Geometrical Teaching' which in 1894
............................................... became the 'Mathematical Association'.
1944 Dr.C.Strachan : Lecturer Mathematics, UoL 1938 - 1946, including Acting HoD 1934 - 1935.
1945 Miss.W.Taylor : - affiliation not traced.
1946.. Prof.L.Rosenhead : as entry for 1937.
1947 Mr.A.Sanford : Liverpool College (?).
1948.. Prof.J.M.Whittaker : as entry for 1935.
1949 Mr.E.D.Camier : Maths Teacher, Birkenhead School.

1950 Miss.J.J.Batty : UoL.
1951 Mr.A.T.F.Nice : Middlesex Polytechnic.
1952 Dr.C.W.Jones : UoL.
1953 Mr.J.Kershaw : - affiliation not traced.
1954 Prof.A.G.Walker : UoL.
1955 Mr.D.Temple-Roberts : Merchant Taylors' Boys' School, Crosby.
1956 Mr.A.Young : - affiliation not traced.
1957 Rev.R.A.S.Martineau : Vicar, All Hallows Church, Allerton, Liverpool.
1958 Dr.T.J.Willmore : UoL.
1959 Dr.P.C.Davey : H.M.Inspector of Schools.

1960 Dr.G.R.Baldock : UoL.
1961 Miss.D.B.Walker : - affiliation not traced.
1962 Dr.T.M.Flett : UoL.
1963 Mr.F.Brierley : Mathematics Teacher 1950 - 1963, Liverpool Institute H.S. - "11 Scholarships to Oxbridge in
................................................ one year, 9 of them in Mathematics!"
1964 Dr.T.A.S.Jackson : UoL.
1965 Miss.M.Harrop : - affiliation not traced.
1966 Dr.M.C.R.Butler : UoL.
1967 Mr.C.H.Wild : - affiliation not traced.
1968 Dr.K.R.McLean : UoL.
1969 Mrs.M.J.Pennycuick : - affiliation not traced.

1970 Prof.M.R.Sampford : UoL.
1971 Mr.A.Roberts : Headteacher, Alsop H.S., Liverpool.
1972 Dr.P.J.Message : UoL.
1973 Mr.K.Thomas : Merchant Taylors' Girls' School, Crosby.
1974 Dr.I.R.Porteous : UoL.
1975 Mr.G.V.Robinson : St. Edward's College, Liverpool.
1976 Prof.S.J.Taylor : UoL.
1977 Mr.C.M.Bowditch : St. Anselm's College, Birkenhead.
1978 Prof.J.G.Oldroyd : UoL.
1979 Mr.I.S.Kermode : Alsop H.S., Liverpool.

1980 Dr.M.W.Kermode : UoL.
1981 Miss.U.M.Edwards : Merchant Taylors' Girls' School, Crosby.
1982 Dr.B.H.Denton : : City of Liverpool College of Higher Education.
1983 Mr.E.D.Bennion : Quarry Bank H.S., Liverpool.
1984 Dr.F.J.Bloore : UoL.
1985 Mr.K.F.Champion : The Blue Coat School, Liverpool.
1986 Mr.K.McKelvie : Liverpool Polytechnic.
1987 Mr.G.H.Holden : King David H.S., Liverpool.
1988 Dr.N.B.Backhouse : UoL.
1989 Mr.T.W.M.Comer : Mathematics Adviser, Liverpool LEA.

1990 Dr.P.Gould : UoL.
1991 Dr.W.A.Robinson : St. Margaret's H.S., Liverpool.
1992 Mr.M.S.Townend : Liverpool Polytechnic.
1993 Mr.J.Hackney : Mathematics Adviser, Liverpool LEA.
1994 Mr.B.G.Grantham : Liverpool Institute of Higher Education.
1995 Mr.R.A.Davies : The Blue Coat School, Liverpool.
1996 Dr.S.Brenner : UoL.
1997 Mrs.E.J.Fleet : Churchtown C.P. School, Southport.
1998 Dr.P.E.Newstead : UoL.
1999 Mrs.J.Kermode : Holly Lodge Comp School, Liverpool.

2000 Dr.M.Stevenson : Liverpool Hope University College.
2001 Mrs.A.Carter : Queen's School, Chester.
2002 Prof.P.J.Lisboa : LJMU.
2003 Miss.F.Sibert : Bellerive FJC Catholic College, Liverpool.
2004 Prof.P.J.Giblin : UoL.
2005 Dr.C.Wright : Solipsys Ltd, "Maths Inspiration", Juggler, UK / World-wide Maths Presenter.
2006 Mrs.V.Hanrahan : Bolton School, Girls' Division.
2007 Dr.D.C.Pountney : LJMU.
2008 Mrs.W.Singleton : Teacher Adviser, Primary Mathematics, Lancashire LEA.
2009 Mr.M.Bamber : FMSP NW Regional Professional Development Lead.

2010 Mrs.S.Harkness : FMSP NW Region Associate.
2011 Dr.M.Holland : University of Exeter.
2012 Dr.S.Pope : Associate HoD, STEM Education, Manchester MU.
2013 Dr.D.Bedford : Keele University.
2014 M/s.L.Baggaley : Liverpool Schools Improvement, NCETM Prof Dev't Lead.
2015 Dr.I.Jarman : LJMU.
2016 Dr.D.Davis : The Belvedere Academy, Liverpool.
2017 Prof.A.Movchan : UoL.
2018 Mr.C.Mercure : Cowley International College, St Helens.
2019 (elect) Dr.A.Pratoussevitch : UoL.

Footnotes: (i) The tagging of an entry with a "?" indicates that it is based on strong circumstantial evidence ("right time, right place") rather than on a published substantive connection. (ii) There are, above, ten or so Presidents listed for whom the Society has no affiliation of record. If, as a Reader of this document you are able to fill any of the gaps, please contact LivMS and provide any of the missing information that you might have available.


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