Hicks, William Mitchinson
- Mick Nott
Hicks, William Mitchinson (1850–1934), physicist and campaigner for higher education, was born on 23 September 1850 in Launceston, Cornwall, the son of Samuel Hicks, a schoolmaster, and Elizabeth Mitchinson. He went to school at Nelson House, Devonport, and was also tutored privately. He was awarded a scholarship and entered ...