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Brooke, Charles (1804–1879), surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments

G. C. Boase

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3536

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Brooke, Charles (1804–1879), surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments, only son of the mineralogist and businessman Henry James Brooke (1771–1857), was born on 30 June 1804, in South Lambeth, Surrey. Following an early education in Chiswick he entered Rugby School in 1819 and ...

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Subjects: Engineering and Technology ; Science and Mathematics ; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering ; Surgery

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