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Professor Charles Alfred Edwards (1882-1960) of the National Physical Laboratory.
1882 March 23rd. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, the son of Samuel Edwards and his wife Elizabeth
1884 The family moved to the UK
1898 Apprenticed at the Horwich Works
Joined Manchester University
1908 Married Florence Edith Roberts and had a son, Harold Robert
1910 Joined Bolckow, Vaughan and Co as metallurgist
1914 Appointed Professor of Metallurgy at Manchester