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Buxton, Jedidiahlocked

  • Henry Bradley
  • , revised by Gary Woodhouse


Buxton, Jedidiah (1707–1772), mental arithmetician, was born on 20 March 1707 at Elmton, Derbyshire, the eldest of four surviving children of William Buxton (1672–1739), originally from Chelmorton, but then a farmer and schoolmaster of Elmton, and his wife, Sarah (1677–1760), daughter of John Short...

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Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock
Nottinghamshire Archives, Nottingham
Gentleman's Magazine