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William and Caroline Herschel

William Herschel ( 1738 - 1832 ) and Caroline Lucretia (1750 - 1848) his sister
Institue of Physics Blue Plaque
Location: New King Street, Bath
Unveiled: 10 March 2000 by / IOP Branch South Western

German born astronomers who came to live in Bath and later moved to Slough
Herschel plaque
He is buried in St. Laurence Church, Upton, Slough and there is a commemmorative stone in the N aisle of Westminster Abbey. After his death she returned to Germany and died there. Further information in the article on 'Bath Science Walk'. For further information link to wikipedia and enter "William Herschel" or "Caroline Herschel" or just "Herschel" which lists several members of his family
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