Kendal, Cumbria

John Wilson (1741-1793), of Wilson's Theorem, died at Kendal. John Dalton taught here from age 15 in c1781, and later ran the school until 1793. Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944) was born here and attended the same school.

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