John Greig (mathematician)

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John Greig (1759–1819) was an English mathematician. He died at Somers Town, London, on 19 January 1819, aged 60.


He taught mathematics and wrote:

  • The Young Lady's Guide to Arithmetic, London, 1798; many editions, the last in 1864.
  • Introduction to the Use of the Globes, 1805 ; three editions.
  • A New Introduction to Arithmetic, London, 1805.
  • A System of Astronomy on the simple plan of Geography, London, 1810.
  • Astrography, or the Heavens displayed, London, 1810.
  • The World displayed, or the Characteristic Features of Nature and Art, London, 1810.



 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Greig, John". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.