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(kôrn′fərth, -fôrth′), John Warcup Born 1917.
Australian-born British chemist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of biological molecules.
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Perhaps because of the lowly status the British accord to the decorative arts and interior decoration in the hierarchy of art history, Cornforth developed a breezy and self-deprecatingly dismissive description of his methods as a protective carapace from such darts as the description of him as 'the fringes and tassels correspondent of Country Life'.
Cornforth said: "Players usually get one chance with me but Eddie got several.
Despite becoming a bit nervy and wobbling a bit towards the end of the event, Cornforth hung on to take a fantastic win from Manton with Yarm heating engineer John Bullen in fifth place just seven marks down.
IN CONTENTION: John Cornforth has been linked with Port Talbot
"John Cornforth has indicated he does not want to pursue the telephone incident but we will be treating it as a club issue and not a criminal one.
At least it allows us to rerun the nice line that Cornforth came up with when he got his first taste of management (and not unsuccessfully either, so far) .
Mohan became the third Wycombe player forced to leave the field but, by then, Scott had wrapped up affairs by slotting home Cornforth's through ball.
Police are keen to speak to anyone who might have seen a youth on a bike in Cornforth Close at around 3.30pm on Friday.
Clive Nobbs, 66, left his home in West Cornforth, near Coxhoe, Durham, on Sunday, November 23, and has not been seen since.
For years, the title was the preserve of his long-time curd nemesis, WI stalwart Myra Cornforth. Sadly, Mrs Cornforth died two years ago, aged 81 - yet despite her absence, he didn't even manage a placing last year.
But that was followed by seven successive defeats - and then the dismissal of manager John Cornforth. Beadle took over from Cornforth and is building a team to compete with those near the top of the table.
Newport county's squad had to reorganise their weekend after manager John Cornforth brought them in yesterday following a well-below-par performance that saw them suffer a second successive defeat.