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Rothery, William Hume-locked

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Rothery, William Hume- (1899–1968), chemist and metallurgist, was born at The Pines, Worcester Park, Surrey, on 15 May 1899, the only son of Joseph Hume Hume-Rothery (b. 1866), a barrister and patents lawyer originally from Cheltenham, and his wife, Ellen Maria Carter...

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