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Bairstow, Sir Leonardlocked

(1880–1963)
  • G. Temple
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Bairstow, Sir Leonard (1880–1963), aeronautical engineer, was born on 25 June 1880 at Halifax in Yorkshire, the son of Uriah Bairstow, a commercial clerk, and his wife, Elizabeth Lister. He attended schools in Halifax, from where he went, in 1898, on a scholarship to the ...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society