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Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Physics. 1454 words.

Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist, was born in South Durham Street, Sunderland, co. Durham, on 16 December 1842, the elder of two sons of George Thompson Gowland...

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Sykes, Sir Charles (1905–1982), physicist and metallurgist

T. E. Allibone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 823 words.

Sykes, Sir Charles (1905–1982), physicist and metallurgist, was born on 27 February 1905 in Clowne, Derbyshire, the only child of Sam Sykes, greengrocer, and his wife, Louisa Webster. With...

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