THE BATTLE of TRAFALGAR
( Naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the Napoleonic Wars. )
The Battle of Trafalgar
(21st October 1805)
AB Thomas Wood, aged 42, from Washington
was a crew member on Lord Nelson's flagship Victory.
He is not listed among the casualties.
(Source: Tony Barrow's book - Trafalgar Geordies)
THE ROYAL SOCIETY
( The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. )
FELLOWS of the ROYAL SOCIETY
- • HM Queen Elizabeth II (Patron)
- • HM Queen Victoria (Patron)
- • Sir Isaac Newton
- • Albert Einstein
- • Michael Faraday
- • Stephen Hawking
- • Sir Tim Berners-Lee
- • Robert Boyle
- • Sir Humphry Davy
- • Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
- • Enrico Fermi
- • Sir Alexander Fleming
- • Werner Karl Heisenberg
- • Sir Frederick William Herschel
- • Robert Hooke
- • Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier
- • Charles Messier
- • Joseph Priestley
- • Erwin Schrödinger
- (Small sample of Fellows)
Fellows of the Royal Society
Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell FRS
of New Washington (later, Dame Margaret's) Hall.
See What's Where: People; Gertrude Bell.
Sir Harold Jeffreys FRS
See What's Where: People; Sir Harold Jeffreys.
Hugh Lee Pattinson FRS
Co-founder of Washington Chemical Works.
Born: Alston. Lived: Gateshead. Interred: Washington Holy Trinity.
Why call it
THE MILL HOUSE?
( There's a clue in the map! )
The Mill House Hotel
Extract from Map of Washington Moor - 1858
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( Almost impossible to believe ... but absolutely true! )
USWORTH MINER'S SON
3 Consecutive League Championships
(1970 - 1973)
was Benfica's Manager / Head Coach.
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