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Wales, Williamlocked

(bap. 1734, d. 1798)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Derek Howse


Wales, William (bap. 1734, d. 1798), astronomer and mathematician, was baptized at Warmfield in the West Riding of Yorkshire on 1 March 1734, the son of John Wales, of humble circumstances. He is said to have 'walked to London with a Mr Holroyd...

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