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  1. Crookes, William Crookes, Sir William Crookesnoun

    English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)


  1. Crookes

    Crookes is a suburb of the City of Sheffield, England, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the city centre. It borders Broomhill to the south, Walkley and Crookesmoor to the east and open countryside around the River Rivelin to the north. The population of the ward of the same name was 17,700 at the 2011 Census.


  1. crookes

    Crookes is usually referred to in context with Sir William Crookes, a British scientist and inventor known for his work in the fields of physics and chemistry. He made significant contributions in developing vacuum tubes, discovering the element thallium and studying electrical discharges in gases. The term "Crookes" may also refer to Crookes tube, a type of early vacuum tube invented by William Crookes, or Crookes radiometer, a light-mill device he invented to measure the radiant energy of heat and light.


  1. Crookes

    Crookes ward—which includes the districts of Crookes, Steelbank, Crosspool, and Sandygate —is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the western part of the city and covers an area of 3.9 km². The population of this ward in 2001 was 16,800 people in 7,200 households. In the 2004 local elections Sylvia Anginotti, John Hesketh, and Brian Holmes, all Liberal Democrats, were returned as councillors for the newly drawn ward. John Hesketh was defeated by Labour's Geoff Smith in 2011. Crookes ward is located within Sheffield Hallam Parliamentary constituency. The local MP is Nick Clegg who is currently leader of the Liberal Democrat Party and Deputy Prime Minister.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Crookes is ranked #92358 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Crookes surname appeared 199 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Crookes.

    85.4% or 170 total occurrences were White.
    5.5% or 11 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.5% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crookes in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crookes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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