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Innes, Robert Thorburn Aytonlocked

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Innes, Robert Thorburn Ayton (1861–1933), astronomer, was born at 66 Great King Street, Edinburgh, on 10 November 1861, the eldest of the twelve children of John Innes, a life assurance inspector, and his wife, Elizabeth Ayton. He attended a school in Dublin until he was twelve, then was self-taught, being especially gifted in computation. He married ...

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