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[Obituary of Sir Sydney Cockerell].

[Obituary of Sir Sydney Cockerell].

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  • Cockerell, Sydney C., -- Sir.

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    Published in The Times, 2 May 1962.

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Early life and education. Cockerell was born in Cambridge, where his father, Sir Sydney Cockerell, was curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum, having previously been the secretary of William mother was the illustrator and designer Florence Kingsford opher attended the preparatory school of St Faith's.

Christopher was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, : 4 June'Wayside', Cavendish. Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell, British engineer who invented the Hovercraft; he began testing his ideas for a vehicle that moved atop a cushion of air in ; his first Hovercraft prototype, the SR.N1, was launched in the spring of and only weeks later crossed the English Channel in 20 minutes.

A prolific inventor, he held some 70 patents, including one for an aerial direction finder. Christopher Sydney Cockerell was born on June 4 in Cambridge where his father, Sir Sydney Cockerell, was Curator of the Fitzwilliam.

Sir Christopher surrendered his patents to the corporation. In he received £, ($m in today's money) in settlement of his claims, a knighthood from a grateful government and the. Looking for Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney. Find out information about Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney.

Sir Christopher Sydney. British engineer, who invented the hovercraft Explanation of Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney. Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney synonyms, Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney pronunciation, Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney translation, English dictionary definition of Cockerell, Sir Christopher Sydney.

n Sir Christopher Sydney. –99, British engineer, who invented the hovercraft. The book became first a successful West End play, starring John Gielgud, and later a film.

Both were called Best Of Friends. One of Dame Laurentia's maxims for her nuns was "you may be. Other articles where Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell is discussed: Edward Johnston: Through Lethaby, Johnston had met Sydney Cockerell, a former secretary and librarian to the English designer William Morris, who had directed his attention to certain manuscripts in the British Museum.

Encouraged by Cockerell, Johnston rediscovered the techniques for making and using reeds and quills. Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell was an English engineer, best known as the inventor of the hovercraft. Cockerell was born at Cambridge, where his father, Sir Sydney Cockerell, was curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum, having previously been the secretary of William Morris.

In The Best of Friends (Globe, ), Whitemore drew upon letters between Sir Sydney Cockerell, Keeper of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge from Author: Telegraph Obituaries.

Sir John Gielgud, one of great actors of English stage, dies at age 96; enthralled audiences for more than 70 years with his eloquent voice and consummate artistry; was last survivor of Author: Mel Gussow.

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Explaining its position, a BBC spokesman said yesterday: ‘The death of Lord Howe and his obituary was the lead story on BBC news.’ Cockerell, however, says. Ted Happold was an unusual figure in the construction world: an engineer's architect and an architect's engineer.

"A world which sees art and engineering as divided is not seeing the world as a Author: DENNIS SHARPE. Obituary. Sir Sidney Colvin. Art critic and friend of Stevenson. We regret to announce that Sir Sidney Colvin, the art and literary critic and friend of Robert Louis Stevenson, died at his house in London last night at the age of Sidney Colvin came of a family which for many years had been intimately connected with India.

The scanning electron microscope (SEM) has been des-cribed as the single most important scientific instrument of the post-war era. Charles Oatley pioneered its dev- elopment at the Cambridge. Richard Alfred Tills, who had been an outstanding figure in the life of the Far North for more than half a century, died in the Cairns District Hospital yesterday morning at the age of   My friend Peter Carr, who has died a had a remarkable and varied career, including in industrial relations and as a leader of health service : Greg Bamber.

Best known now as Father on Beauty and the Beast () and as the narrator of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, Shakespearean actor Roy Dotrice was a World War II veteran who played a wide range of roles on stage, screen, and radio. From the s to the s, he was a leading man on stage, but afterward he smoothly transitioned to supporting roles on screen.

The crowning glory of Sir Philip Ledger's career - he was knighted inhaving been appointed CBE in - was his almost year stint () as Principal of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, in succession to Sir David Lumsden. Manuscripts, Including Important Volumes from the Collection of Sir Sydney Cockerell, Litt.

D.: Deed and Documents, Books Printed Before (London: Quaritch, ), item See SDBM_–Author: Eric J. Johnson.[On back of photograph] 'Funeral of Sir Ross Smith: pipers playing a lament at the graveside / 15 June / Reproduced in the "Chronicle" 24 June ' [General description] A large crowd is standing behind the lines of Airmen who are forming a guard of honour at the graveside.

Kilted pipers are playing their bagpipes and in the foreground soldiers are holding wreaths.Hugh Whitemore's play about thought and thinkersThe Best of Friends is revived at Hampstead Theatre prior to a short tour.

It is derived from the correspondence of three giants of the Edwardian age, George Bernard Shaw, the playwright (Roy Dotrice), Sir Sydney Cockerell, book collector and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (Michael Pennington) and a nun, Dame Laurentia.