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date: 17 February 2020

Thomson, Sir Joseph Johnlocked

(1856–1940)
  • Isobel Falconer

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Thomson, Sir Joseph John (1856–1940), physicist, was born on 18 December 1856 at Cheetham Hill, near Manchester, the elder son of Joseph James Thomson (d. 1873), antiquarian bookseller, and his wife, Emma Swindells (d. 1901), of the local Vernon family. The ...

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