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Dalby, Isaac (1744–1824), mathematician and surveyor, was born in Gloucestershire, possibly in the Stroud area, into a family in modest circumstances. He was one of at least three boys. He attended a local grammar school and was destined to be a clothworker but, having taught himself mathematics, was appointed assistant master in a country school where he remained for three years before opening his own school in another part of the country. When this failed to prosper he went to ...

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Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer, was born in Bideford, Devon, and baptized there on 22 June 1729, the last of six children of George Donn (b. in or before 1680, d. in or after 1750) and his wife, Elizabeth, née...

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Inman, James (1776–1859), mathematician and writer on navigation, was the younger son of Richard Inman of Garsdale Foot, Sedbergh, Yorkshire. He attended Sedbergh grammar school, and subsequently became a pupil of John Dawson. Although entered at St John's College, Cambridge, in 1794, he did not go into residence until 1796. He graduated BA in 1800 as senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman, and was elected to a fellowship....

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Norwood, Richard (1590–1675), surveyor and mathematician, was born in October 1590 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, and baptized on 15 November 1590 at St Nicholas Church, Stevenage, the son of Edward Norwood, a gentleman farmer at Cannix, Stevenage, and his wife, whose maiden name was ...

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Wright, Edward (bap. 1561, d. 1615), mathematician and cartographer, a younger son of Henry and Margaret Wright, was born in Garveston, Norfolk, and was baptized there on 8 October 1561. Perhaps, like his elder brother Thomas (d. 1579), he was educated at school in ...