Turnbull Clan Association

Herbert Westren Turnbull Born August 31, 1885; in Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, England. Died May 4, 1961; Grasmere, Westmoreland, England. As a Professor of Mathematics, and author on this subject, he held teaching positions in many prestigious schools and had honors for his work in Mathematics.

A few of the places he taught were; St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge 1909, University of Liverpool, 1910, University of Hong Kong, 1912, and Master at St. Stephens College in Hong Kong 1911-1915. When he returned to England he served as a Fellow at St. John’s College, Oxford 1919-1926 and Regius Professor at St. Andrew’s until he retired in 1950.

He authored, the Theory of Determinants and Invariants 1928, Theory of Equations 1939, just to name a few. He loved music and was an excellent pianist, playing in a chamber orchestra. He also loved to mountain climb and as a member of the Alpine club he made many ascents without the help of a guide. The maiden Rock and the Rock and Spindle were a couple of his favorite places to climb. These are volcanic stack, near cliffs, which have survived the routine washings of the surround sea, located in the Bay of St. Andrew

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