Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

John Harrison (1693-1776), later the chronometer maker, moved here (a bit south of Hull) at age four. There is a portrait of him in Holy Trinity Church,

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A sundial by his brother James in the churchyard.

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It has been proposed that a statue of John Harrison be erected .

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To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK


Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

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