Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-10 of 40 (4 pages)
Results per page:
         
...Challis, James Breen, James James Breen was born in Armagh, Ireland on 5 July 1826 and died in London on 25 August 1866. He was the second son of Hugh Breen senior, supervisor of lunar reductions at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. He...
...Brinkley, John Pond, John John Pond was born in Dulwich, London in 1767, the son of an affluent businessman, and died in Blackheath, London on 7 September 1836. He married in 1807 and was survived by his wife. His education, begun...
...Henderson, Thomas Thomas Henderson was born in Dundee on 28 December 1798 and died of hypertrophy in Edinburgh on 23 November 1844. He was the youngest of a family of five whose father died early. Henderson had married in 1836...
...Wrottesley, John Hartnup, John Chapman John Chapman Hartnup was born in Hurst Green, Sussex on 7 January 1806 and died at 20 Langham Street, Portland Place, London on 20 October 1885. He married Elizabeth Furness at St Mary, Lewisham, Kent...
...Crommelin, Andrew Claude de la Cherois Andrew Claude de la Cherois Crommelin was born in Cushendun, County Antrim, Northern Ireland on 6 February 1865 and died in London on 20 September 1939. The third son of N.D.C. Crommelin...
...Beaufoy, Mark Mark Beaufoy died in Bushey Heath, London, on 4 May 1827. The son of a London brewer, of Quaker persuasion, he experimented on the resistance of water to moving bodies before his fifteenth birthday, using the coolers of his...
...John Pringle Nichol, the eldest son of John Nichol, a gentleman farmer from Northumberland, and Jane (née Forbes) of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, was born on 13 January 1804 at Huntly Hill, near Brechin in Forfarshire. He died at Glenburn House...
...Kelly, Patrick Patrick Kelly was born in 1756 and died in Brighton on 5 April 1842. He was a mathematician and astronomer who for several years ran the ‘Mercantile School’, a successful private school in Finsbury Square, London. Kelly...
...Taylor, Thomas Glanville Thomas Glanville Taylor was born in Ashburton, Devon on 22 November 1804 and died in Southampton on 4 May 1848. He was a descendant of Sir John Glanville, speaker of the House of Commons in 1640. He took up...
...Catton, Thomas Thomas Catton died at St John's College, Cambridge on 6 January 1838. His entire astronomical career centred on St John’s. He obtained a BA degree in 1781, qualifying as fourth Wrangler and first Smith's Prizeman. Two years...