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Rowell, George Augustuslocked

(1804–1892)
  • J. B. Bailey
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Rowell, George Augustus (1804–1892), meteorologist, was born at Oxford on 16 May 1804, the son of George Rowell (d. 1834), formerly of Newcastle upon Tyne. Before his tenth birthday Rowell was taken from school to assist his grandfather, a cabinet-maker; this trade ...

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