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Watts, William Whiteheadlocked

(1860–1947)
  • Anne Barrett

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Watts, William Whitehead (1860–1947), geologist and educationist, was born on 7 June 1860 at Broseley, Shropshire, the eldest son of Isaac Watts, music teacher, and his wife, Maria, née Whitehead. After early education at a dame-school he attended Bitterley grammar school (1869–70), where he developed an interest in chemistry and ventured into firework making, ...

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