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date: 26 February 2020

Dawes, William Rutterlocked

(1799–1868)
  • R. A. Marriott

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Dawes, William Rutter (1799–1868), astronomer, was born on 19 March 1799 at Christ's Hospital, London. His father, William Dawes (1762–1836), was an officer of marines, the official astronomer with the first fleet to New South Wales in 1787, and governor of Sierra Leone...

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