Edward Nairne 1726 - 1806

Mathematical instrument maker, Natural philosopher, Optical instrument maker, Philosophical instrument maker
English; British
born in:
Sandwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Traded at Londsay Row, Chelsea, Golden Spectacles/Reflecting Telescope/Hadley's Quadrant, Cornhill opposite the Royal Exchange, & Corner of Bartholomew Lane, (1752); opposite the Royal Exchange (1773-74) & 20 Cornhill, opposite the Royal Exchange (1772-96), all London, England. Also an early electrical experimenter. Not to be confused with Edward Nairne (c. 1742-1799) the lawyer and customs official at Sandwich, known from his light verse as the Sandwich Bard.