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date: 26 February 2020

Groombridge, Stephenlocked

(1755–1832)
  • Roger Hutchins

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Groombridge, Stephen (1755–1832), astronomer, was born at Goudhurst, Kent, on 7 January 1755, the sixth of the seven children, and the only one to reach adulthood, of Thomas Groombridge (d. 1797), who was in commerce, and his wife, Mary (d. 1793)...

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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Royal Astronomical Society, London
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