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date: 18 November 2019

Dewhirst, David Williamlocked

(1926–2012)
  • Simon Mitton

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Dewhirst, David William (1926–2012), astronomer and historian of astronomy, was born on 14 January 1926 at 482 Silver Grove, Utley, near Keighley, Yorkshire, the only son and elder child of Ernest Thomas Dewhirst (1895–1974), solicitor, and his wife, Margaret, née Clure (1892–1970). He attended ...

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Corpus Christi College, Cambridge