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date: 22 September 2020

Stokes, Sir George Gabriel, first baronetlocked

  • David B. Wilson


Stokes, Sir George Gabriel, first baronet (1819–1903), physicist, was born on 13 August 1819 in Skreen, co. Sligo, the youngest of the eight children of Gabriel Stokes (1762–1834), rector of Skreen and vicar-general of Killala, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Haughton...

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