Reference Entry

Allen, (Herbert) Stanley (1873-1954), physicist

Isobel J. Falconer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Allen, (Herbert) Stanley (1873-1954), physicist, was born at Turf Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, on 29 December 1873, the fifth son of Richard Allen, Wesleyan minister in Bodmin, and his wife, Emma Johnson. In 1886 he went to Kingswood School, Bath, where he gained several scholarships and became senior prefect. In 1893 ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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