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Freeman, Alexander (1838–1897), astronomer and teacher of mathematics

Roger Hutchins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Mathematical Education. 800 words.

Freeman, Alexander (1838–1897), astronomer and teacher of mathematics, was born on 28 January 1838 in Blackheath, Surrey, the son of John Freeman, a chemist and druggist, and his wife, Mary...

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Greig, John (1758/9–1819), writer on arithmetic and astronomy

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Pure Mathematics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 117 words.

Greig, John (1758/9–1819), writer on arithmetic and astronomy, was a graduate of Aberdeen. By 1800 he was a private teacher of writing, geography, and mathematics in London, and he is...

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Leadbetter, Charles (1681–1744), writer on astronomy and practical mathematics

D. J. Bryden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 788 words.

Leadbetter, Charles (1681–1744), writer on astronomy and practical mathematics, was born on 26 September 1681 in the village of Cronton, Lancashire. An early interest in practical astronomy...

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