See also:English mathematician, was
See also:born on the 29th of
See also:January 1774 at Yaxley in
See also:Huntingdonshire . Having been educated by
See also:Weston, a
See also:Leicester botanist, he published in 1793 a
See also:treatise, Lessons Astronomical and Philosophical . Having settled at Cambridge in 1796,
See also:Gregory first acted as sub-editor on the Cambridge Intelligencer, and then opened a bookseller's
See also:shop . In 1802 he obtained an
See also:appointment as mathematical
See also:master at
See also:Woolwich through the influence of
See also:Charles Hutton, to whose
See also:notice he had been brought by a
See also:manuscript on the " Use of the Sliding
See also:Rule "; and when Hutton resigned in 1807 Gregory succeeded him in the professorship . Failing
See also:health obliged him to retire in 1838, and he died at Woolwich on the 2nd of
See also:February 1841 . Gregory wrote Hints for the Use of Teachers of Elementary
See also:Mathematics (184o, new edition 1853), and Mathematics for
See also:Practical Men (1825), which was revised and enlarged by
See also:Law in 1848, and again by J . R .
See also:Young in 1862 . His Letters on the Evidences of
See also:Christianity (1815) have been several times reprinted, and an abridgment was published by the Religious
See also:Tract Society in 1853 . He will probably be longest remembered for his Biography of Robert
See also:Hall, which first appeared in the collected edition of Hall's
See also:works, was published separately in 1833, and has since passed through several
See also:editions . The minor importance of his Memoir of
See also:Good (1828) is due to the narrower fame of the subject . Gregory was one of the founders of the Royal Astronomical Society .
In 1802 he was appointed editor of the Gentlemen's
See also:Diary, and in 1818 editor of the Ladies' Diary and
See also:superintendent of the almanacs of the Stationers'
See also:Company .
EDWARD JOHN GREGORY (1850-19o9)
ST GREGORY (c. 213-C. 270)
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