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Copeland, Ralphlocked

(1837–1905)
  • David Gavine

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Copeland, Ralph (1837–1905), astronomer, was born on 3 September 1837 at Moorside Farm, Woodplumpton, Lancashire, the youngest of several sons of Robert Copeland (d. c.1840), a yeoman farmer and part owner of a cotton mill, and his wife, Elizabeth Milner. He attended a small weaver's school, and then ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)