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 James Ferguson

James Ferguson

Birth
Scotland
Death 17 Nov 1776 (aged 66)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 12479 · View Source
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Astronomer. Born at Rothiemay, Banffshire, April 25, 1710, he began a career as a science teacher delivering courses on astronomy and a wide range of experimental science. In 1763, he presented to the Royal Society a projection of upcoming partial solar eclipses and was well known for his astronomical science research. His many publications include "Astronomy Explained on Newton's Principles" (1756), "Introduction to Electricity" and "Select Mechanical Exercises" (1773).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Ferguson (25 Apr 1710–17 Nov 1776), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12479, citing East Finchley Cemetery and Crematorium, East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .