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Gilbert [formerly Giddy], Davieslocked

(1767–1839)
  • David Philip Miller

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Gilbert [formerly Giddy], Davies (1767–1839), scientific administrator and applied mathematician, was born on 6 March 1767 at St Erth, Cornwall, as Davies Giddy, the son of Edward Giddy (1734–1814), curate, and Catherine (1728–1803), daughter and heir of John Davies of Tredrea, St Erth...

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Gentleman's Magazine
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)