Frank Twyman, 1876-1959

  title={Frank Twyman, 1876-1959},
  author={A. C. Menzies},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={269 - 279}
  • A. C. Menzies
  • Published 1 February 1960
  • Education
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Frank Twyman was born in Canterbury on 17 November 1876. His father, George Edmund Twyman, had nine children, and Frank was the seventh child. George Twyman was a ropemaker, specializing in ropes, netting and jute articles for the hop trade. His sons used to help, and Frank cut out and sewed hop-pockets, and designed a machine for marking hop-pockets with their consecutive numbers. Frank Twyman attended the Simon Langton School, Canterbury, until September 1892 when he began a two-year course… 



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