A house previously on this spot was the birthplace of Francis Baily FRSA FRS (1774-1844). Four times elected President of the Royal Astronomical Society. Discoverer of "Baily's Beads", a phenomenon of solar eclipses. Compiler of several star catalogues for the RAS. He is buried and his memorial is in St Mary's Church, Thatcham

Northbrook Street, Newbury, United Kingdom

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This building was a small part of the home of John Winchcombe (c.1489-1557) also known as 'Jack of Newbury' leading Tudor producer of dyed cloth, on an industrial scale two centuries before the Industrial Revolution. Exporter across Europe and beyond. Owner of Bucklebury and Thatcham. Leader of Newbury men to war for Henry VIII. The main part of this house was demolished to make way for Marks & Spencer.

, Newbury, United Kingdom

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Near this spot stood Harborough House, the home circa 1880-1896 of Walter Money FSA (1836-1926) The founder of modern Newbury historical studies. Author of The First and Second Battles of Newbury and the Siege of Donnington Castle (1881), The History of the Ancient Town and Borough of Newbury (1887), A Popular History of Newbury (1905)

Hogan Music, Market Street, Newbury, United Kingdom

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