References for Edward Troughton

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  1. R S Webster, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904370.html
  2. Biography by Anita McConnell, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Books:

  1. A McConnell, Instrument makers of the world : a history of Cooke, Troughton and Simms (York, 1992).

Articles:

  1. J Brooks, The circular dividing engine : development in England 1739-1843, Ann. of Sci. 49 (2) (1992), 101-135.
  2. J L E Dryer, History of the Royal Astronomical Society 1830-1840 in History of the Royal Astronomical Society 1820-1920 (London 1923), 50-81.
  3. H Lonsdale, Worthies of Cumberland 6 (London, 1875), 111-146.
  4. Edward Troughton, Dictionary of National Biography XIX (London, 1917), 1186-1187.
  5. A W Skempton and J Brown, John and Edward Troughton, mathematical instrument makers, Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 27 (2) (1973), 233-262.
  6. E W Taylor and J S Wilson, At the Sign of the Orrery (London), 24-30.

JOC/EFR February 2005

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