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date: 16 April 2021

Barkla, Charles Gloverlocked

  • Isobel Falconer


Barkla, Charles Glover (1877–1944), physicist, was born at Albert Road, Widnes, Lancashire, on 7 June 1877, second son of John Martin Barkla, a Cornishman and secretary of the Atlas Chemical Company. His mother, Sarah Glover, came from Prescot. Barkla attended the Liverpool Mechanics' Institution...

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