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Whiteley, Martha Annielocked

OBE; Hon. Fellow Imperial College of Science and Technology; DSc; FRIC; ARCS

Born 11 Nov. 1866; 2nd d of late William Sedgwick Whiteley; unmarried; died 24 May 1956

Editor of Thorpe’s Dictionary of Applied Chemistry, 4th Edition (revised and enlarged)


Kensington High School; Royal Holloway College, 1887–91 (BSc. Lond., Math. Mods Oxford); Royal College of Science, London, 1898–1902 (DSc. Lond.)


Science Mistress, Wimbledon High School, 1891–1900; Science Lecturer, St Gabriel’s Training Coll., 1900–02; Asst in Chemical Dept, RCS, 1904; Demonstrator in the RCS, Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1907; Lecturer, 1913; Assistant Professor, 1920–34


A Student’s Manual of Organic Chemical Analysis; numerous articles in Thorpe’s Dictionary of Applied Chemistry; contributions to the Proc. Roy. Soc. and Trans. Chem. Soc


domestic and social duties


Flat II, 4 Roland Gardens, South Kensington, SW7