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Collie, John Norman (1859–1942), organic chemist and mountaineer, was born at Ferns Cottage, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, on 10 September 1859, the second son of John Collie, a businessman, and his wife, Selina Mary (d. 1883), daughter of Henry Winkworth, a silk merchant, and sister of ...

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Finch, George Ingle (1888–1970), chemist and mountaineer, was born on 4 August 1888, near Orange, New South Wales, the eldest son of Charles Edward Finch, farmer and land court judge, and his wife, Laura. From an early age he was a keen explorer of the local countryside; it was a view of ...

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Kellas, Alexander Mitchell (1868–1921), chemist and mountaineer, was born on 21 June 1868 at 28 Regent Quay, Aberdeen, the son of James Fowler Kellas, secretary to the local marine board, and his wife, Mary Boyd, née Mitchell. He was educated at Aberdeen grammar school...

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Tutton, Alfred Edwin Howard (1864–1938), crystallographer and alpinist, was born at Stockport on 22 August 1864, the only child of James Tutton, venetian blind manufacturer, and his wife, Martha Howard. He attended the national school, Edgeley, leaving at the age of thirteen to work in the office of the town clerk of ...