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date: 26 February 2020

Green, Charleslocked

(bap. 1734, d. 1771)
  • Derek Howse


Green, Charles (bap. 1734, d. 1771), astronomer, was baptized in Wentworth, near Rotherham, Yorkshire, on 26 December 1734, the youngest son of Joshua Green, a farmer of Swinton. He obtained most of his education from his eldest brother, the Revd John Green, who was master of a school at ...

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