Reigate, Surrey

A public library was founded in Reigate in 1701, being one of the earliest in England - cf Manchester (1653) and Norwich (1608). It is still extant and located over the vestry of the parish church of St. Mary Magdalene. [Coster (2), p.69.] See entries for Norwich and Manchester, and also Innerpeffray and Marsh's Library, Dublin.

Francis Maseres (1731-1824) lived and died at his house in Church Street, Reigate.

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Hermann Bondi lived at Reigate.


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An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

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