Reference numberEC/1888/17
Previous numbersCert XI, 148
TitleLapworth, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationMost important contributions to the right understanding of the stratigraphy of the North west Highlands and the southern Uplands of Scotland and investigations of the Palaeozoic and older strata, as published in his papers on "the Moffat Series", "The Girvan Succession", the "Stratigraphy and Metamorphism of the Duness and Eriboll district", the "Secret of the Highlands" and the "Close of the Highland controversy"; "Discovery of Cambrian rocks in the neighbourhood of Birmingham": and on "the Classification of the Lower Palaeozoic rocks" &c - papers published between 1878 and 1887 in the Quart Jour Geol Soc and the Geol Mag. Also for his Palaeontological work, especially among the Rhabdophora, mainly published in six papers between 1873 and 1887. Recipient of the Murchison and of the Lyell Funds, and of the Bigsby Medal of the Geological Society.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: T G Bonney; P Martin Duncan; Henry Woodward; H G Seeley; William Carruthers; Robt Etheridge; Arch Geikie; W H Hudleston; T Rupt Jones; Henry Hicks; Warington W Smyth; W T Blanford; Joseph Prestwich; William A Tilden; John Lubbock; P Herbert Carpenter
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Lapworth, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8065Lapworth; Charles (1842 - 1920); geologist1842 - 1920
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