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date: 24 February 2020

Christie, Sir William Henry Mahoneylocked

  • A. J. Meadows


Christie, Sir William Henry Mahoney (1845–1922), astronomer, was born on 1 October 1845 at Woolwich, the eldest child of Samuel Hunter Christie (1784–1865), professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and his second wife, Margaret Ellen Malcolm (b. c.1822)...

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