A 20th century scientist who lead and inspired major advances in our understanding of physics, biology and the role of science in history and society. He was born on the 10th May 1901 at Brookwatson, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland.
Nenagh Plaque to J D Bernal
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: See Dorothy Hodgkins Royal Society entry/obituary on Bernal: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsbm.1980.0002
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Bernal family headstone Inscriptions
In memory of my father
Died 17th September 1898
My Mother Catherine
His wife, Died 26th February 1881
My brother Robert A M.D.R.N., His son died, Died 5th Oct 1876,
My sister Frances, His Daughter Died 17th March 1804
My sister Emily PFAFF Died 28th July 1912
My daughter Fiona Laetitia, died 13th March 1908 aged two months.
In loving memory of Samuel George Bernal
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Born 22 May 1864. Died 18 September 1919
He was born on the 10th May 1901 at Brookwatson, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland. Brookwatson house and estate (147 acres of mixed farm and woodland) was purchased by JD’s dad, Samual Bernal around 1898. Sam developed the farm into a thriving dairy enterprise.
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