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Photo of George Ridsdale Goldborough

George Ridsdale Goldborough

Chemist at Dornock
Birthplace Sunderland Place of Death Stratford Upon Avon Date of Birth: May 19, 1881 Date of Death: May 26, 1963

Biography

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): George Ridsdale Goldsbrough

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 19/05/1881 Sunderland

Date and Place of Death: 26/05/1963 Stratford-on-Avon. Age 82

Nationality: British

Biography

Childhood:

Parents: George Ridsdale and Margaret Goldsbrough

Parent’s occupations: Locomotive storekeeper (father)

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 

Occupation: Professor of Mathematics

Place of residence at Gretna: N/K

Job title at Gretna: Chemist at Dornock

Marital status: Jane (nee Shotton) 22/06/1908 Durham

Children: Kathleen Thompson (b.1909), Jeanne Margaret (b.1912), 

Marie Shotton (b.1919) 

Travels: Toronto 1924

Awards/recognitions: FRS, CBE

Trivia / any other information: He died on 26th May 1963, at the age of 82, while sitting in a deckchair in the gardens adjoining the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon. 

(Coventry Evening Telegraph 27th May 1963)

Bibliography

  • Books published (Title, year of publication, publisher): See Wikipedia
  • Books written about the individual or mentioning the individual (Title, year of publication, publisher): See Wikipedia

References

  • Blogs about the individual: N/K
  • Websites about the individual: National Portrait Gallery

http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp133527

Further links, notes, and comments:

Address in 1911 and on Dornock Souvenir, 14 Athol Park, Sunderland

Travelled to Toronto in 1924 “to attend meetings of the British Association for Science”

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