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Adm. (age 18) at CAIUS, Oct. 1, 1880. [Eldest] s. of Richard, deceased, of Hollowforth, Preston, Lancashire . B. there [Aug. 14, 1861]. School, Clifton College; and at Strasburg Univ.
Matric. Michs. 1880; Scholar; (Nat. Sci. Trip., Pt I, 1st Class, 1882); (Pt II, 1st Class, 1884); B.A. 1884; M.A. 1888.
Hon. Fellow, 1905.
Football (rugby) 'blue,' 1881, 1883.
Hon. D.Sc., Victoria
A.M.I.C.E.; Assistant Demonstrator in Experimental Physics, 1885-6. Professor of Physics at Sydney University, 1886-92.
Managing Director of Albright and Wilson, Chemical manufacturers at Oldbury, 1899.
Described by Sir J. J. Thomson as 'one of the greatest of electrochemists.' President, N.S.W. Royal Commission on loading and carriage of coal at sea, 1896-9. During the Great War, 1914-19, engaged in work upon the phosphorus smoke screen and the tracer bullet, K.B.E., 1917; G.B.E., 1927.
Member of Executive Council, Imperial Institute, 1916.
Member of the Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Chairman of the Fuel Research Board and of the Chemistry Board.
Represented Great Britain at the World Power Conference in Japan , 1929.
Married, 1890, Evelyn Agnes, dau. of John Forster Baird, of Bowmont Hill, Northumberland . Author, On Laboratory Arts, 1898, etc.
Died July 10, 1932, in Birmingham.
( Venn, II. 446; Book of Blues; Who was Who; The Times, July 11, 1932.)
|Richard THRELFALL |
Approx. lifespan: 18611932
Adm aged 18 Gonville & Caius College 1880:10:01
Eldest s. of Richard THRELFALL deceased, of Hollowforth, [Lancashire], Preston, Lancashire ,
b. there 1861:08:14].
Sch: Clifton College Clifton, [Somerset], ; and at Sch: Strasburg University France , or Germany ,
Nat.Sci.Trip. Pt I, 1st Class(1882);
(Pt II, 1st Class(1884);
Hon. Fellow 1905
Football (rugby) 'blue,' 1881, 1883
Hon. DSc Sch: Victoria University Victoria, [Australia],
Assistant Demonstrator in: : Experimental Physics 1885-86
Professor of Physics: Sch: Sydney University Sydney, [New South Wales], Australia , 1886-92
Managing Director of: : Albright and Wilson, Chemical manufacturers Oldbury, [Worcestershire ???], 1899
Described by Sir J. J. Thomson as 'one of the greatest of electrochemists.'
President: N.S.W. Royal Commission on loading and carriage of coal at sea 1896-99
During the Great War 1914-19 engaged in work upon the phosphorus smoke screen and the tracer bullet;
Member of: Executive Council Sch: Imperial Institute Member of: Executive Council, Imperial, ???, 1916
Member of: Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Chairman of: the Fuel Research Board and of Chemistry Board
Represented Great Britain at the World Power Conference Japan , 1929
m. 1890 Evelyn Agnes BAIRD dau. of John Forster BAIRD of Bowmont Hill, Northumberland ,
Publ.: On Laboratory Arts 1898, etc.
d. Birmingham, [Warwickshire], 1932:07:10
( Venn II. 446; Book of Blues; Who was Who; The Times 1932:07:11)
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