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date: 20 September 2020

Waddington, Robertlocked

(d. 1779)
  • Jim Bennett

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Waddington, Robert (d. 1779), mathematician, first came to notice in 1758 when he sent from Hull a solution to a problem in The Gentleman’s Diary, or the Mathematical Repository. For a problem he submitted in 1761 he was described as a ‘Mathematical Instrument Maker in ...

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