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date: 19 February 2020

Fisher, Georgelocked

(1794–1873)
  • Anita McConnell

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Fisher, George (1794–1873), astronomer, was born on 31 July 1794 at Sunbury, Middlesex, a son of James Fisher (d. 1797), surveyor, and his wife, Henrietta. One of a large family left to the care of a widowed mother, he received little early education before joining the ...

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