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date: 30 March 2020

Maddox, Sir John Roydenlocked

  • John Gribbin


Maddox, Sir John Royden (1925–2009), scientific journalist and editor, was born on 27 November 1925 at Broomfield, Penllergaer, near Swansea, the son of Arthur John (Jack) Maddox, a furnaceman in a tinplate mill, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth, née Davies. From Gowerton Boys' County School...

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