Blake, Robert F., 1867-1944

Blake Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Papers of Robert F. Blake (1867-1944), scientific researcher (chemistry) and analyst. Born in York in 1867, Blake first came to Northern Ireland in 1887 to work as a chemistry demonstrator at Queen's College Belfast. He went on to become a teacher of chemistry at Belfast Royal Academy and Methodist College, a researcher in analytic and organic chemistry and latterly Public Analyst for Northern Ire ...