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Perry, Stephen Josephlocked

(1833–1889)
  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Perry, Stephen Joseph (1833–1889), astronomer, was born on 26 August 1833 in London, the son of Stephen Perry, a steel pen-nib manufacturer of Red Lion Square, Holborn. As an infant he was seriously ill with inflammation of the brain, and his mother died when he was seven. He was educated by the Benedictines, first at ...

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