THE DOODSON FAMILY HISTORY SITE

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Everything you wanted to know about Doodson family history

Videos about Arthur Doodson’s work

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All these are extracts are from BBC programmes, so are copyright, but I’m using these here as it is, I think, fair use.

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D-Day preparations: Extract from broadcast on the BBC evening news on 4th June 2019 as part of programmes about preparation for the D-Day landings in 1944.

Extract from BBC “Coast”:  programme from 2012 about tides and tidal predictions, from Series 7, Episode 5 “The Riddle of the Tides”, Originally broadcast 10th June 2012.  The whole episode is available on Vimeo here.

Extract from BBC “Local Heroes” presented by Adam Hart Davis:  Originally broadcast 6th April 1998.  In the episode, as well as looking at Arthur Doodson, he also told us about Meccano inventor Frank Hornby, inventor of the float glass process Alastair Pilkington, and Jeremiah Horrocks, who was the first to track the orbit of Venus.  If you want to watch the whole episode, it’s available on YouTube here.