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  • After serving in various Collections he was appointed Collector of the Northumberland Collection on the 15th August 1800, and during his service there his eldest son George Biddell Airy was born.


  • Ann Airy, the mother of George Biddell Airy, was a woman of great natural abilities both speculative and practical, kind as a neighbour and as head of a family, and was deeply loved and respected.


  • William Airy, the father of George Biddell Airy, was a man of great activity and strength, and of prudent and steady character.


  • George Biddell Airy, Seventh Astronomer Royal, [4] commenced his

    History of Astronomy

  • [129] George Biddell Airy (1801-1892), professor of astronomy and physics at Cambridge, and afterwards director of the Observatory at Greenwich.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)

  • George Biddell Airy was born at Alnwick in Northumberland on July



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