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Marsden, Sir Ernestlocked

(1889–1970)
  • Lawrence Badash

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Marsden, Sir Ernest (1889–1970), physicist and scientific administrator, was born on 19 February 1889 in Rishton, near Blackburn, Lancashire, the second of the five children of Thomas Marsden (1864–1925), successively a weaver, household draper, and hardware merchant, and his wife, Phoebe, the daughter of ...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)