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(Bertram) Vivian Bowden, Baron Bowden (1910–1989) by Walter Bird, 1965 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Bowden, (Bertram) Vivian, Baron Bowden (1910–1989), scientist and educationist, was born on 18 January 1910 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the elder child and only son of Bertram Caleb Bowden, primary school headmaster in Chesterfield, and his wife, Sarah Elizabeth, daughter of John Thomas Moulton...


Tate, Thomas (1807–1888), scientist and educationist, was born at Alnwick, Northumberland, on 28 February 1807, the son of Ralph Tate, a builder. Along with his elder brother George Tate he attended the borough school in Alnwick, but unlike George he does not appear to have proceeded to the ...