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date: 08 March 2021

Burrow, Reubenlocked

(1747–1792)
  • Leslie Stephen
  • , revised by Ruth Wallis

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Burrow, Reuben (1747–1792), mathematician and orientalist, was born on 30 December 1747 on a small farm at Hoberly, near Shadwell, 5 miles north-east of Leeds. When he was about twelve the family moved to a larger farm at Roundhay, nearer town. For some ten years from the age of five, ...

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