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Elliot, John (1747–1787), natural philosopher and accused attempted murderer, was born at Chard in Somerset in December 1747, the son of John Elliott, a clothier, and his wife, Hannah. In the past he has often been completely or partly confounded with Sir John Eliot (1736–1786)...

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Richardson, William (b. 1796/7, d. after 1846), astronomer and accused murderer, was born in Pocklington, Yorkshire. With his friend and future brother-in-law William Rogerson of Leeds, he arrived in London without connections, but found temporary employment as a computer at James South's first observatory in ...