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date: 20 September 2020

Adams, John Franklin-locked

(1843–1912)
  • W. J. Leatherbarrow

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Adams, John Franklin- (1843–1912), astronomer and astrophotographer, was born on 5 August 1843 in Nelson Square, Peckham, London, the son of John Adams, a shipowner and underwriter at Lloyds, and his wife, Ann, née Hodges. Originally named John Adams, he was educated at ...

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