- Sir Walter Norman,1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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It has no doubt interchanged with the local Howarth, Haworth.The Romance of Names
So in October she returned to Haworth, to the only place where she was happy and well.
But winter was approaching, and winter is dreary at Haworth.
She made the bread; and her bread was famous in Haworth for its lightness and excellence.
As happy and hopeful a young woman as any that dwells in Haworth parish.
- a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)
- Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
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Haworth(hou′ərth, härth)Sir Walter Norman 1883-1950
- British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.
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