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date: 19 February 2020

Stone, Edward Jameslocked

  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Stone, Edward James (1831–1897), astronomer, was born in London on 28 February 1831, the elder son of Edward Stone. A sickly child, he spent his early years living with relatives in Devon and was a dull student until his late teens, when he began to demonstrate an ability for mathematics. His family persuaded him to enrol at ...

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