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Lawson, John (1723/4–1779), geometer, was the eldest son of Thomas Lawson, vicar of East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, where he was born; another mathematical son, Charles (1728–1807), became head of Manchester grammar school. From Boston grammar school Lawson was admitted to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge...

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Malton, Thomas, the elder (1726–1801), architectural draughtsman and writer on geometry, began his career as an upholsterer in the Strand, London. He exhibited two drawings of St Martin's Church with the Free Society of Artists in 1761 and others with the Society of Artists...

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Tynemouth, John of (fl. early 13th cent.), geometer, was the author of the Liber de curvis superficiebus Archimenidis, a significant source of advanced Archimedean geometry. This tract in ten propositions with formal geometric demonstrations covers the major results of Archimedes's sphere measurement, including the relations for the surface and volume of the sphere, and required lemmas on the measurement of circles, cones, and cylinders. It follows the manner adopted by ...