Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

Subscriber: null; date: 17 September 2019

Wood, Jameslocked

(1760–1839)
  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

Extract

Wood, James (1760–1839), mathematician and dean of Ely, was born on 14 December 1760 at Holcombe, Bury, Lancashire, the son of James Wood and his wife, both weavers. His father ran an evening school and taught his son the elements of arithmetic and algebra. ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

Gentleman's Magazine