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Clarke, Alexander Rosslocked

  • J. A. Secord
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent


Clarke, Alexander Ross (1828–1914), geodesist, was born on 16 December 1828 in Reading, the eldest son of David Ross Clarke, merchant, and his wife, Eliza, daughter of Charles Hall. After early years in Jamaica and Eriboll, Scotland, the family settled in London. Clarke...

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