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Sir Samuel Crowe Curran (1912–1998) by unknown photographer, 1969 © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Curran, Sir Samuel Crowe [Sam] (1912–1998), physicist and university administrator, was born in Ballymena, co. Antrim, on 23 May 1912, the second of four sons of John Curran (1885–1959), a steelworks foreman, and his wife, Sarah Owens, née Crowe (1886–1968). His mother had gone to her ancestral home a few weeks before his birth so that he could be born in ...

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Flowers, Brian Hilton, Baron Flowers (1924–2010), theoretical physicist, public servant, and university administrator, was born on 13 September 1924 at 321 Revidge Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, the only son and eldest of three children of the Revd Harold Joseph Flowers (1894–1971), Baptist minister, and his wife, ...

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Jones, John Viriamu (1856–1901), university administrator and physicist, was born on 2 January 1856 at Pentre-poeth, near Swansea, the second son of Thomas Jones (1819–1882), nonconformist minister, and his first wife, Jane, née Jones (d. 1867). His elder brother was Sir David Brynmor Jones KC...

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Lloyd, Humphrey (1800–1881), physicist and university administrator, was born on 16 April 1800, at Dublin, the eldest son of the Revd Bartholomew Lloyd (1772–1837), later provost of Trinity College, Dublin, and his wife, Eleanor McLaughlin. Having received his early education at Mr White's school, Dublin...

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Stoney, George Johnstone (1826–1911), physicist and university administrator, born at Oakley Park, Clareen, near Birr, in King's county, Ireland, on 15 February 1826, was the elder son of George Stoney and his wife, Anne, second daughter of Bindon Blood of Cranagher, co. Clare...

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George Johnstone Stoney (1826–1911) by Sir Thomas Alfred Jones, 1883 courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

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Thomson, David (1817–1880), physicist and university teacher, was born on 17 November 1817 in the Italian city state of Leghorn, the eldest son of David Thomson, a Scottish merchant based in that city. Thomson received a multilingual education and attended a M. Godin's boarding-school...