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date: 12 August 2020

Grubb, Thomaslocked

  • John Burnett


Grubb, Thomas (1800–1878), engineer and telescope builder, was born on 4 August 1800 at Waterford, son of William Grubb, draper, of Capel Street, Dublin, and his second wife, Eleanor Fayle, both members of the Society of Friends. Thomas was the great-great-grandson of Ishmael Grubb...

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