References for John Greaves
- Biography by F Maddison, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
- J Ward, The lives of the professors of Gresham College (1740), 135-153; 337-338.
- T Birch, An historical and critical account of the life and writings of Mr John Greaves, in T Birch (ed.), Miscellaneous works of Mr John Greaves 1 (1737), i-lxxii.
- R T Gunther, The first observatory instruments of the Savilian professors at Oxford, The Observatory 60 (1937), 190-197.
- Z Shalev, Measurer of all things : John Greaves (16-2-1652), the Great Pyramid, and early modern metrology, J. Hist. Ideas 63 (4) (2002), 555-575.
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