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date: 29 February 2020

Maclear, Sir Thomaslocked

(1794–1879)
  • David S. Evans

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Maclear, Sir Thomas (1794–1879), astronomer, was born on 17 March 1794 at Newtownstewart, co. Tyrone, Ireland, the eldest son of James Maclear. After refusing his father's wish that he enter the Anglican church, he was dismissed at the age of fifteen to the care of his maternal uncles, ...

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