Lunar Society


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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Johnson
The youngest of the family, Charles Woolsey, was baptised on 7 April 1748. The eldest boy, George William (born on 24 July 1740), once fell into the mill-pond (always a dangerous kind of water, being...
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
Her father, Samuel Galton , had intellectual interests; he belonged to the Lunar Society . By trade he was a gunmaker, an avocation which drew some disapproval from the Society of Friends , to which...


1765: The Lunar Society of Birmingham, a group...

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The Lunar Society of Birmingham, a group of half a dozen men with interests in experimental science, began to meet regularly.


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