John Greenwood Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Pocket notebooks, mainly re: torpedo works during First World War.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Greenwood was employed as a tool-maker, working on torpedoes, at the Naval dockyard in Weymouth for the duration of the First World War. After 1918, he returned home to Yorkshire, and married in 1921. Following the death of his first wife in 1924, Greenwood re-married in the following year. Becoming unemployed in 1926, Greenwood and his family moved to London, where he worked for the AEC until he retired in 1953.

Reference: Accessions file for MSS.129

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for John Greenwood (GB 152 AAR0939).

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the Centre in 1976 by Greenwood's grandson, Peter Grant.

Personal Names