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Thomas Rose (1865-1953)

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Thomas Kirke Rose, assayer at the Royal Mint

1865 Born London, son of Thomas Rose

Educated at Dulwich College and the Royal School of Mines

Worked for various companies on extraction of gold from ores

1890 Joined the Royal Mint

1891 Bachelor's degree London University

1895 D.Sc.

1902 Appointed chemist and assayer at the Mint

1914 Knighted

1926 Retired

1953 Died at Hindhead

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Times 12 May 1953