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Blagg, Mary Adela (1858–1944), astronomer, was born on 17 May 1858 at Abbot Hay, Cheadle, Staffordshire, the eldest of the five daughters and four sons of Charles John Blagg (1832/3–1915), a solicitor of Cheadle, and his wife, Frances Caroline, née Foottit (1832/3–1896). Other than education at a private boarding-school in ...

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Elizabeth Brown (1830–1899) by F. Mortimer Savory © Royal Astronomical Society Library

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Brown, Elizabeth (1830–1899), astronomer and meteorologist, was born on 6 August 1830 at Further Barton, Hampton Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, the elder of the two daughters of Thomas Crowther Brown (1792–1883), a wine merchant and amateur meteorologist, and his wife, Jemimah. The family was comfortably off and ...

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Agnes Mary Clerke (1842–1907) by Hayman Selig Mendelssohn © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Clerke, Agnes Mary (1842–1907), writer on astronomy, born at Skibbereen, co. Cork, on 10 February 1842, was the younger daughter of John William Clerke (1814–1890), and his wife, Catherine (1818–1897), daughter of Rickard Deasy of Clonakilty, co. Cork, and sister of Rickard Deasy...

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Everett, Alice (1865–1949), astronomer and physicist, was born at 105 Douglas Street, Glasgow, on 15 May 1865, one of six children of Joseph David Everett (1831–1904), an assistant to the professor of mathematics at Glasgow University, and his wife Jessie (...

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Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworth (1867–1949), astronomer and literary scholar, was born on 1 January 1867 at Plymouth Hoe, the fifth child and third daughter of Andrew Orr (d. 1870), an officer in the Royal Artillery, and his wife, Lucy Acworth...

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Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne- (1900–1979), astronomer, was born at Holywell Lodge, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, on 10 May 1900, the eldest of the three children, two girls and a boy, of Edward John Payne (d. 1904), a London barrister, and his German-born wife, Emma Leonora Pertz...

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Caroline Lucretia Herschel (1750–1848) by George Müller, 1847 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Herschel, Caroline Lucretia (1750–1848), astronomer, was born at Hanover on 16 March 1750, the eighth child and fourth daughter of Isaac Herschel (1707–1767) and his wife, Anna Ilse Moritzen, of Neustadt. Isaac, a former gardener, was an oboist in the Hanoverian foot guards...

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Huggins [née Murray], Margaret Lindsay, Lady Huggins (1848–1915), astronomical spectroscopist and photographer, was born on 14 August 1848 at 23 Longford Terrace, Monkstown, co. Dublin, the second of the three children of John Majoribanks Murray (1822–1893), a solicitor, and his first wife, ...

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Maunder [née Russell], Annie Scott Dill (1868–1947), astronomer, was born on 14 April 1868 in Strabane, co. Tyrone, the second of three children and the younger daughter of William Andrew Russell (1824–1899), minister of the Presbyterian church in that town, and his wife, ...

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See Pogson, Norman Robert

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