Crookes, William

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Crookes, William Gender: M
born on 17 June 1832 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°26' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°23 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 25°05'

William Crookes


British scientist, a chemist and physician who was the foremost authority of his time on the industrial uses of chemistry. He invented the Crookes Tube, a Radiometer and a Spinthariscope, making many contributions to his field. Crookes was the founder and editor of "The Chemical News." He died on 4 April 1919 in London at age 86.

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Source Notes

Church of Light quotes Wemyss Vol. 2, "recorded in his diary." Same in Sabian Symbols No.231.

Sy Scholfield quotes Occult Review, Volume 39 (W. Rider and son, limited, 1924), p. 10: "It is interesting to note that Crookes's mother recorded the exact time of birth of her eldest child. She kept a diary, and under date, Sunday, June 17, 1832, she notes: 'Was taken ill between 1 and 2 o'clock in the morning. Baby born 5.30 in the evening.'"


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (The Chemical News)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book