in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Mathematical Education. 369 words.
Marrat, William (1772–1852), topographer and teacher of mathematics, was born on 6 April 1772 at Sibsey, Lincolnshire, the son of John and Jane Marrat. Self-taught, he acquired a broad...