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Lamb, Sir Horacelocked

(1849–1934)
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Lamb, Sir Horace (1849–1934), mathematician, was born on 27 November 1849 at Stockport, Cheshire, the son of John Lamb and Elizabeth Rangley. His father, a cotton-mill foreman (said to have invented an improvement of the spinning machine), died while he was a child, and his mother married again. He was brought up by her sister, ...

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