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date: 22 February 2020

Proctor, Richard Anthonylocked

(1837–1888)
  • Roger Hutchins

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Proctor, Richard Anthony (1837–1888), astronomer and science writer, was born on 23 March 1837 in Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London, the youngest of two sons and two daughters of William Proctor (d. 1850), a successful solicitor, and his wife, Mary (d. c...

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