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Pigott, Nathaniellocked

(1725–1804)
  • Anita McConnell

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Pigott, Nathaniel (1725–1804), astronomer, was born at his grandfather's house in Whitton, Middlesex, probably the only son of Ralph Pigott (d. 1731), a lawyer of the Middle Temple, and his wife, Alethea, the daughter of William, ninth Viscount Fairfax. His grandfather Nathaniel Pigott (1661–1737)...

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Royal Astronomical Society, London