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Hornsby, Thomaslocked

(1733–1810)
  • Ruth Wallis

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Hornsby, Thomas (1733–1810), astronomer, the son of Thomas Hornsby (bap. 1704, d. 1771), an apothecary and later alderman, and his wife, Thomasine Forster, née Coulson (bap. 1705, d. 1775), was baptized in the parish of St Nicholas, Durham, on 27 August 1733. Having matriculated at ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
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