- A. M. Clerke
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Barlow, Peter (1776–1862), mathematician and physicist, was born in the parish of St Simon, Norwich, in October 1776. Details of his early life are sparse. He was educated at a local foundation school before starting work in trade; later he became a schoolmaster, and, having by his own exertions attained considerable scientific knowledge, he became a regular correspondent of the ...