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Gill, Sir Davidlocked

(1843–1914)
  • F. W. Dyson
  • , revised by Hermann A. Brück

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Gill, Sir David (1843–1914), astronomer, was born at 48 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen, on 12 June 1843, the eldest son of David Gill (1789–1878), a watchmaker with a well-established business in Aberdeen, and his wife, Margaret Mitchell (1809–1870). He was educated at Dollar Academy...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
(1876–)
C. C. Gillispie & F. L. Holmes, eds., , 16 vols. (1970–80); repr. in 8 vols. (1981); 2 vol. suppl. (1990)