Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 136,280 pages of information and 218,973 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Geological Society

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

The Society was inaugurated on 13 November 1807 at a dinner at the Freemasons Tavern, which stood at the site of the modern Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, Covent Garden.

There were thirteen founder members:

Past Presidents

  • 1807 - 1813 George Bellas Greenough
  • 1813 - 1815 Hon Henry Grey Bennet
  • 1815 - 1816 William Blake
  • 1816 - 1818 Dr John MacCulloch
  • 1818 - 1820 George Bellas Greenough
  • 1820 - 1822 Rt Hon Earl Compton, afterwards 2nd Marquess of Northampton
  • 1822 - 1824 Dr William Babington
  • 1824 - 1826 Rev William Buckland
  • 1826 - 1827 Dr John Bostock
  • 1827 - 1829 Dr William Henry Fitton
  • 1829 - 1831 Rev Adam Sedgwick
  • 1831 - 1833 Roderick Impey Murchison
  • 1833 - 1835 George Bellas Greenough
  • 1835 - 1837 Charles Lyell
  • 1837 - 1839 Rev William Whewell
  • 1839 - 1841 Rev William Buckland
  • 1841 - 1843 Roderick Impey Murchison
  • 1843 - 1845 Henry Warburton
  • 1845 - 1847 Leonard Horner
  • 1847 - 1849 Sir Henry Thomas De la Beche
  • 1849 - 1851 Charles Lyell
  • 1851 - 1853 William Hopkins
  • 1853 - 1854 Edward Forbes
  • 1854 - 1856 William John Hamilton
  • 1856 - 1856 Daniel Sharpe
  • 1856 - 1858 Col Joseph Elliston Portlock, RE
  • 1858 - 1860 John Phillips
  • 1860 - 1862 Leonard Horner
  • 1862 - 1864 Andrew Crombie Ramsay
  • 1864 - 1866 William John Hamilton
  • 1866 - 1868 Warrington Wilkinson Smyth
  • 1868 - 1870 Thomas Henry Huxley
  • 1870 - 1872 Joseph Prestwich
  • 1872 - 1874 George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll
  • 1874 - 1876 John Evans
  • 1876 - 1878 Peter Martin Duncan
  • 1878 - 1880 Henry Clifton Sorby
  • 1880 - 1882 Robert Etheridge
  • 1882 - 1884 John Whitaker Hulke
  • 1884 - 1886 Rev Thomas George Bonney
  • 1886 - 1888 John Wesley Judd
  • 1888 - 1890 William Thomas Blanford
  • 1890 - 1892 Sir Archibald Geikie
  • 1892 - 1894 Wilfrid Hudleston Hudleston
  • 1894 - 1896 Henry Woodward
  • 1896 - 1898 Dr Henry Hicks
  • 1898 - 1900 William Whitaker (? [2])
  • 1900 - 1902 Jethro Justinian Harris Teall
  • 1902 - 1904 Charles Lapworth
  • 1904 - 1906 John Edward Marr
  • 1906 - 1908 Sir Archibald Geikie
  • 1908 - 1910 William Johnson Sollas
  • 1910 - 1912 William Whitehead Watts [3]

Engineering Geology by W. H. Penning
The following links lead to the series of articles on Engineering Geology written by William Henry Penning for The Engineer in 1879.

See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information