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Burkill, (John) Charleslocked

  • E. J. Kenney


Burkill, (John) Charles (1900–1993), mathematician and college head, was born on 1 February 1900 at Holt, Norfolk, the only child of Hugh Roberson (Rob) Burkill (1867–1950), a schoolmaster, and his wife, Bertha, née Bourne (1866–1937). His father's family had farmed for generations in the ...

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