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Wood, Jameslocked

(1760–1839)
  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Wood, James (1760–1839), mathematician and dean of Ely, was born on 14 December 1760 at Holcombe, Bury, Lancashire, the son of James Wood and his wife, both weavers. His father ran an evening school and taught his son the elements of arithmetic and algebra. ...

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