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William George Fearnsides

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William George Fearnsides (1879- )

1922 M.A. (Cantab.), F.G.S., M.I.Min.E., Sorby Prof. of Geology, University of Sheffield; h. 1879; s. of Joshua Fearnsides. Ed. Wheelwright Grammar School, Dewsbury, and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Harkness School, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. University Demonstrator in Petrology, Cambridge, 1907-13; Taylor Lecturer, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1909-13; Sorby Prof., University of Sheffield, 1913; Cons. Geologist dealing with Supplies and the Valuation of Raw Material (Coal, Iron Ore, Limestone, Sand, Dolomite, Nickel Chromium, Manganese Tungsten, Minerals, .etc.), and especially with Refractory Materials required by the Iron and Steel Industries since 1913. Address: to, Silver Birch Avenue, Fulwood, Sheffield.

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