Tyne and Wear HER(13210): Jesmond, St. Andrew's Cemetery, grave of William Curtis - Details
Jesmond, St. Andrew's Cemetery, grave of William Curtis
Religious Ritual and Funerary
William Edward Curtis (1889-1969) was Professor of Physics at Newcastle University for nearly 30 years from 1926. He was once of Britain's chief atomic research pioneers and a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1962 he became a CBE for services to education. The public lecture theatre in the Herschel Building at Newcastle University was named the Curtis Auditorium in his memory.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 89