All the picutres and their captions are courtesy of Prof. A. D. D. Craik.
Photos below are taken by Professor A. D. D. Craik who participated
in Stokes Summer Seminar .
Prof. Wood's article on G. G. Stokes is strongly recommended.
Also a brief introduction to Stokes
is found in
History of Mathematics archives in St. Andrews University.
This page is under construction.
Skreen Parish Hall, County Sligo, formerly the schoolhouse where
G.G. Stokes is believed to have received his early education. This was the
venue for the Stokes Summer School.
A prehistoric "dolmen" within a stone circle. One of many in a
large site near Sligo town.
The Stokes memorial plaque, erected at the roadside by Skreen
Rectory. Stokes was born in the old rectory formerly on this site.
Conference boat excursion leaving from Aughris pier
Parkes Castle, County Sligo.
George Gabriel Stokes
Born in the old rectory
Skreen Aug. 13, 1819
Died Cambridge Feb. 1, 1903
Lucasian Professor of
Mathematics at Cambridge
President of Royal Society
Typical Sligo countryside.
Skreen Parish Church (Episcopalian Church of Ireland), where G.G.
Stokes's father was rector.