Baily, Francis (1774–1844), stockbroker and astronomer, was born at Newbury, Berkshire, on 28 April 1774, the third son of Richard Baily (1744–1814), a banker, and his wife, Sarah Head (1745–1823). At the age of fourteen, following his education at the old grammar school in ...
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Maker Thomas Goff Lupton
Francis Baily (1774–1844) by Thomas Goff Lupton (after Thomas Phillips, 1837) © National Portrait Gallery, London