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Charles Vickery Drysdale

Charles Vickery Drysdale FRSE CB OBE

Dates: 1874-1961

Lived at: 49 Rotherwick Road


  • Electrical engineer
  • Director of Scientific Research for the Admiralty
  • co-founder of the Institute of Physics

Suffrage Organisation(s):
  • Founder of the Men's League for Women's Suffrage
  • Member of the Men's Committee for Justice for Women

1911 Census:
  • Refused to provide information and a rebellious return was completed by his wife (Bessie Drysdale)

Other achievements:
  • Co-founder of the first birth control clinic in Britain in 1921
  • Co-founder of the Family Planning Association in 1930.

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Charles Vickery Drysdale
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