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Hopkins, Harold Horacelocked

(1918–1994)
  • Brebis Bleaney

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Hopkins, Harold Horace (1918–1994), physicist and endoscopist, was born on 6 December 1918 at 76 Argyle Street, Leicester, the youngest of six children of William Ernest Hopkins, a baker's journeyman, and his wife, Teresa Ellen, née Hewitt. The family were hard up, his father often being unemployed in the 1920s and 1930s, but encouraged by his mother ...

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