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WILLIS, Hector Ford

WILLIS, Hector Ford

Male 1909 - 1989  (80 years)

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  • Name WILLIS, Hector Ford   [1
    Born 3 Mar 1909  Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Scientist, Scientific Advisor, Ministry of Defence Find all individuals with events at this location 
    See Who's Who entry in Stories 
    Died Nov 1989  Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Surrey Northern Nov Vol 17 Page 392
    Person ID P-2062316100  Relph_Willis | Descendants of William Frank Willis, Ancestors of Agnes Muriel Willis 1913 - 2011
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2014 

    Father WILLIS, William Frank,   b. 16 Feb 1883, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother RUSSELL, Jemima Gillies,   b. 6 Mar 1883, PORT GLASGOW Renfrewshire Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1908  Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Photos
    Mima, Hector and William Frank WILLIS
    Mima, Hector and William Frank WILLIS
    Documents
    Frank & Jemima WILLIS + son Hector
    Frank & Jemima WILLIS + son Hector
    1911 Census
    328, Whitchurch Road, Cardiff
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

    Family Living 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Alistair Graeme Willis and Hector Ford Willis
    Alistair Graeme Willis and Hector Ford Willis

  • Notes 
    • [Who's Who entry]:
      WILLIS, Dr HECTOR FORD, CB 1960
      Scientific Advisor, Ministry of Defence 1962-70, retired
      Born 3 MARCH 1909
      Married 1936 to Marie Iddon (nee Renwick)
      Educated at Howard Gardens High School, University College, Cardiff and Trinity College, Cambridge.
      British Cotton Industry Research Association 1935-38
      Admiralty 1938.
      Chief of the Royal Naval Scientific Service 1954-62.
      US Medal of Freedom (Silver Palm) 1947
      Publications: Papers in Proceedings of Royal Society, Philosophical Magazine, Proceedings of the Faraday Society.
      Address: Fulwood, Eaton Park, Cobham, Surrey.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1973982473] England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2004, Ancestry.com, (- Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Office f).
      Name: Hector Ford WillisBirth Date: 3 Mar 1909Birth Place: Death Date: Nov 1989Death Place: Surrey

    2. [S-1422710048] FreeBMD.org.uk, Hector Ford WILLIS: birth, Accessed 2 Aug 2008.
      Surname First name(s) District Vol Page Births Mar 1909 WILLIS Hector Ford Cardiff 11a 366

    3. [S-2058858778] England and Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, William Frank Willis marriage to Jemima Gillies Russell, Accessed 13 Jan 2008.
      Name: William Frank WillisYear of Registration: 1908Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-DecDistrict: Cardiff (1837-1974)County: Glamorgan, MonmouthshireVolume: 11aPage: 722