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Owen Willans Richardson (1879 - 1959)

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Owen Willans Richardson
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Biography

Owen Richardson is Notable.

Owen Richardson won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1928.

The son of Joshua Henry and Charlotte Maria (Willans) Richardson, Owen was christened on 22 May 1879 in Batley Carr, Dewsbury, York, England.[1]

Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N13D-B6R : 10 February 2018, Obern Willans Richardson, 26 Apr 1879); citing yr 1841-1909 p 184, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,542,276.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27T-YRFJ : 11 December 2017), Owen Willans Richardson in household of Joshua Henry Richardson, Dewsbury, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 23, Piece/Folio 4562/45, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,280.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:72CM-YN2 : 11 December 2017), Owen W Richardson in household of Joshua Henry Richardson, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFM7-9YD : 30 January 2018), Owen W. Richardson, 1909.
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24JF-463 : 12 March 2018), Owen W Richardson, 1932; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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