Plaque Marks Birthplace Of Hebburn "Rock Star"

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    19th March, 2009. "The birthplace of Hebburn's very own international "rock star" has at last been recognised. Among the things named in honour of geologist, Arthur Holmes, are a Durham University laboratory, a European Geosciences Union medal and even a crater on Mars! Holmes is internationally renowned for establishing the use of radioactive techniques as a means of calculating the age of the earth. Now, a blue plaque is to be installed on the wall of 62 Glen Street, where Holmes was born on January 14, 1890...."
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    South Tyneside Council
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    Link: https://www.southtyneside.gov.uk/article/49055/Plaque-Marks-Birthplace-Of-Hebburn-Rock-Star-
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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