Arthur Holmes

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English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)


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OUR PIONEER TYNESIDE scientist Arthur Holmes spent almost 50 years on his mission to find a way of calculating the true age of the Earth at a time when most believed it could be counted in thousands instead of hundreds of millions years.
FLYING FORMATION: Charlie Matthews (centre) on the precinct scooter that bears the badge of his former squadron, with Lord Mayor Dave Chater and (from left) Arthur Holmes, Terry Clark and Mary Holmes.
Former Bristol chief Arthur Holmes, whose personal fortune repeatedly bailed the club out, will become life president while Bristol Rover s vice-chairman Geoff Dunford, the club with whom Bristol share the Memorial Stadium, joins Rowell as a non-executive director.
Arthur Holmes could be bank-rolling the Rowell take-over but another syndicate headed by ousted chief executive Jeff Lewis could also come up with the cash.
JEALOUS Arthur Holmes saw black when he discovered his lover had been THREE-timing him.
Arthur Holmes, 88, of Brownhill Lane, Holmbridge, was found dead on March 31 when firefighters were called.
ARTHUR Holmes may not have been Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney or even Dr Who, but he was surely the world's greatest rock star and a true Time Lord, to boot.
Suddenly in hospital on 14th June 2009, aged 81 years, Arthur Holmes, loving husband of the late Margaret, a much loved dad of Anne and Valerie, devoted granddad to Luis, Tom, Joe, Andrew and Michael, dear brother to the late Fred.