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Belville, (Elizabeth) Ruth Naomi (1854–1943), horologist and merchant

David Rooney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1605 words.

Belville, (Elizabeth) Ruth Naomi (1854–1943), horologist and merchant, was born on 5 March 1854 at 9 Hyde Vale Cottages, Greenwich, Kent, the only child of Belville, John Henry (1795?–1856)...

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Dollond, John (1707–1761)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 9 words.

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Holders of the Copley medal

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Pye, Harold John (1901–1986)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 4 words.

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Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer

Rowland F. Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 822 words.

Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer, was born at Battersea, London, on 27 October 1869, the eldest son and the third of the eight children of...

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Willdey, George (bap. 1676, d. 1737), optical instrument maker and retailer

Alexi Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1297 words.

Willdey, George (bap. 1676, d. 1737), optical instrument maker and retailer, was baptized on 8 February 1676 at St Editha's Church in Church Eaton, Staffordshire. He was the son of Thomas...

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