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Ryley [Riley], Johnlocked

  • W. F. Sedgwick
  • , revised by Ruth Wallis


Ryley [Riley], John (1747–1815), mathematics teacher, was born on 30 November 1747 at Old-Coats, near Pudsey, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Samuel Ryley, a farmer and weaver. After a village education he worked at home as a husbandman and weaver, devoting his leisure to mathematics....

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