Henry Andrews, Astronomical Calculator to the Board of Longitude and the celebrated Author of Moore's Almanack.Born at Frieston, near Grantham, in Lincolnshire, Feb.y 4.th 1744. and Died at Royston, in Hertfordshire, Jan.y. 26.th 1820. Aged 76 Years.
Stipple. 135 x 113mm (5¼ x 4½").
Henry Andrews (1744-1820), the English mathematician and astronomer. For 43 years he worked in his spare time as 'Compiler of the tables detailing the movements of the planets' for Old Moore's Almanac. His day job was Calculator to the Board of Longitude. He also set up a boarding school which taught trigonometry and navigation as extra subjects.
See Ref: 15775 for another impression. Wellcome: 72.
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