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date: 01 June 2020

Brooke, Charleslocked

  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by John Hedley Brooke


Brooke, Charles (1804–1879), surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments, only son of the mineralogist and businessman Henry James Brooke (1771–1857), was born on 30 June 1804, in South Lambeth, Surrey. Following an early education in Chiswick he entered Rugby School in 1819 and ...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
Royal Society, London
J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)
St John's College, Cambridge