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date: 18 November 2019

Robinson, (John) Thomas Romneylocked

  • J. A. Bennett


Robinson, (John) Thomas Romney (1793–1882), astronomer and physicist, was born on 23 April 1793 in the parish of St Anne, Dublin, the eldest son of Thomas Robinson (d. 1810), an artist, and his wife, Ruth Buck (d. 1826). His father, who came from ...

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