Cartwright, William (unknown), sponsor of John Bevis’s Uranographica Britannica, Manchester Astronomical Society.
Doddridge, Philip [Dr.; Revd.; FRS] (1702-1751), sponsor of John Bevis’s Uranographica Britannica, Table 23 (Taurus), Manchester Astronomical Society.
Goodwin, Francis (1562-1633), early author of books on spacefight (published posthumously 1638) The Man in the Moone, or a discourse of a Voyage thither – concerning the adoption of the Copernicus system and principles of gravitation.
Perry, Geoffrey [MBE] (1927-2000), author of A School Satellite Tracking Station as an Aid to the Teaching of Physics (Physics Education 3, 1968), 281-8; obituary.
Yeoman, Thomas [FRS] (1704? – 1781), experiments and lecture series from 1743-1747, first in Northampton then in Birmingham ([Northampton Mercury 1/12/1746, 16/2/1747, 23/3/1747).