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Allen, Norman Percy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 891 words.

Allen, Norman Percy (1903–1972), metallurgist, was born in Wrexham, north Wales, on 5 June 1903, the fifth of ten children, seven girls and three boys, of Sidney Edward Allen, an accountant...

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Andrews, Thomas

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 708 words.

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster, was born at 19 Carver Street, Sheffield, on 16 February 1847, the only son of Thomas Andrews and his wife, Mary Bolsover. Thomas...

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Atkinson, Stephen

Leslie Owen Tyson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 568 words.

Atkinson, Stephen (fl. 1586–1619), metallurgist, whose early life is not documented, was a native of London. After serving an apprenticeship to Francis Tiver, a refiner of gold and silver,...

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Austen, Sir William Chandler Roberts-

T. E. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 1147 words.

Austen, Sir William Chandler Roberts- (1843–1902), metallurgist, was born at Kennington, Surrey, on 3 March 1843, the eldest son of George Roberts, of Welsh descent, who worked for the...

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Brearley, Harry

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 930 words.

Brearley, Harry (1871–1948), metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1871 at 23 Spital Street, Sheffield, the youngest of five sons and the eighth of nine children of John Brearley,...

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Carpenter, Sir (Henry Cort) Harold

C. H. Desch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 680 words.

Carpenter, Sir (Henry Cort) Harold (1875–1940), metallurgist, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 6 February 1875, the second son of William Lant Carpenter, engineer, of Bristol, and his wife,...

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Cullen, William

L. A. Jordan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 817 words.

Cullen, William (1867–1948), chemist and metallurgist, was born at Shettleston, Glasgow, on 18 May 1867, the son of William Cullen and his wife, Margaret Johnston, of Uddingston, Glasgow....

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Desch, Cecil Henry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 596 words.

Desch, Cecil Henry (1874–1958), metallurgist, was born at 99 Hemingford Road, Islington, London, on 7 September 1874, the eldest child in the family of two sons and one daughter of Henry...

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Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty]

Geoffrey Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Business and Management; Medicinal Chemistry. 3687 words.

Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty] (1912–1991), metallurgist and businessman, was born at 26 Aikenhead Road, Govanhill, Glasgow, on 15 August 1912, the eldest child in the family of...

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Fowler, Sir Henry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Medicinal Chemistry. 760 words.

Fowler, Sir Henry (1870–1938), mechanical engineer and metallurgist, was born in Port Street, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, on 29 July 1870, the eldest son of Henry Fowler,...

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