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date: 21 February 2020

Huggins, Sir Williamlocked

(1824–1910)
  • Barbara J. Becker

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Huggins, Sir William (1824–1910), astronomer, was born on 7 February 1824 in the parish of St Peter, Cornhill, London, the only child of William Thomas Huggins (1780?–1856), a silk mercer and linen draper, and his wife, Lucy Miller (1786?–1868), a native of Peterborough...

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