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Joseph Charles Farman (1930–2013) by Anita Corbin and John O'Grady, 1989 © Anita Corbin and John O'Grady; National Portrait Gallery, London

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Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist, was born on 7 August 1930 at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, the only son and younger child of Joseph John Farman (1894–1970), a self-employed builder, and his wife, Hannah Ellen, née Ribbons (1892–1962), a primary school teacher. At the time of his birth registration the family lived at ...