Wednesday 6 March 2024

A Thomas Cooke telescope for Liverpool banker

James Leigh 1838- 1895 was born in Liverpool and was a banker by profession, from 1876 until his death he was the manager of the Metropolitan Bank of England and Wales. He was particularly interested in observing the Moon and double stars.

He had a 4 inch Thomas Cooke and Sons telescope and his address was given as Bank, King Street Liverpool.


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