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Arkwright, Sir Joseph Arthur (1864-1944), bacteriologist

W. J. Bishop and Claire Herrick

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30442

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Arkwright, Sir Joseph Arthur (1864-1944), bacteriologist, was born at Thurlaston, Leicestershire, on 22 March 1864, the youngest of the five children of Arthur William Arkwright, gentleman farmer, of Broughton Hall, Astley, and his wife and second cousin, Emma (d. 1866), daughter of John Wolley, of Beeston, Nottinghamshire. His great-great-grandfather, Sir ...

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