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date: 21 February 2020

Troughton, Edwardlocked

(1753–1835)
  • Anita McConnell

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Troughton, Edward (1753–1835), maker of scientific instruments, was born at Corney, Cumberland, probably in October 1753, the youngest of six children of Francis Troughton, farmer and property owner, and his wife, Mary, née Stable. He worked alongside his father, until the death of a brother in ...

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