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William and Caroline Herschel
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- 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
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
enter "William Herschel" or "Caroline Herschel" or just "Herschel" which lists several members of his family