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James Challis (1804-1882)
Rev. Professor James Challis, M.A., F.R.S., Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College. He Died on the 3rd of December 1882, for full Obituary see The Engineer 1882/12/22, page 474.