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Ellery, Robert Lewis Johnlocked

(1827–1908)
  • Julian Holland

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Ellery, Robert Lewis John (1827–1908), astronomer, was born on 14 July 1827 at Cranleigh, Surrey, the son of John Ellery, a surgeon, and his wife, Caroline, née Potter. After education at the local grammar school he was trained for the medical profession. An interest in astronomy led him to form friendships with staff at the ...

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