in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Technology of Industrial Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 1289 words.
Threlfall, Sir Richard (1861–1932), physicist and chemical engineer, was born at Hollowforth, Woodplumpton, near Preston, Lancashire, on 14 August 1861, the eldest son of Richard Threlfall...