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date: 05 April 2020

Robinson, Sir Robertlocked

  • Trevor I. Williams


Robinson, Sir Robert (1886–1975), chemist, was born on 13 September 1886 at Rufford Farm, Barlow Road, Chesterfield, the eldest of five children of William Bradbury Robinson (1826–1911), textile manufacturer, and his second wife, Jane Davenport (1863–1950). His mother was a member of an old ...

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