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date: 29 October 2020

Hopkins, Williamlocked

  • Crosbie Smith


Hopkins, William (1793–1866), mathematician and geologist, was born on 2 February 1793 at Kingston in Derbyshire, the only son of William Hopkins, gentleman farmer. The young Hopkins acquired agricultural skills in Norfolk prior to an unsuccessful attempt to farm a small property, purchased for him by his father, near ...

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