Carlisle

The tallest monument in the cemetery is to Peter Nicholson (1765-1844), architect, carpenter, surveyor, practical builder and private teacher of mathematics. Author of some 30 books, including 9 on mathematics, his works on carpentry and architecture abound with mathematical observations and constructions. His Essays on the Combinatorial Analysis appeared in 1818. But the monument makes no mention of his mathematics.

See THIS LINK


To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK


Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK