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date: 23 October 2019

Pogson, Norman Robertlocked

(1829–1891)
  • Roger Hutchins

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Pogson, Norman Robert (1829–1891), astronomer, was born in Nottingham on 23 March 1829. His father, George Owen Pogson, hosiery and lace manufacturer, had him educated privately, intending that he should go into commerce, but at the age of sixteen Pogson went to London...

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