Henry Cavendish (1731-1810) is buried in the family vault in the Cathedral of All Saints, Derby.

In the Art Gallery, Derby, is one of the fine paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797: A Philosopher Giving a Lecture on the Orrery of 1766, showing an orrery similar to Thomas Wright's grand orrery.


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

The original site is at THIS LINK