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Reference numberEC/1899/11
Previous numbersCert XII, 89
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TitleReid, Clement: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationGeologist in the Geological Survey of England and Wales, and has served on the Staff since 1874. Awarded the Murchison Fund by the Council of the Geological Society in 1886. Has been Secretary and Recorder to the Geological Section of the British Association. Has added largely to our knowledge of the Lower Tertiary formations of the Isle of Wight and Dorset, the Pliocene deposits of Norfolk and the North Downs (including the fauna and flora of the Cromer Forest Bed), and the Glacial Phenomena of Norfolk and Sussex. To aid his researches he has made a special study of recent and fossil seeds (a subject previously much neglected), whereby much light has been thrown on the climate conditions of later Tertiary times, and on the origin of the British flora. Author of Geological Survey memoirs on 'Geology of the Country around Cromer,' 1882; 'Geology of Holderness,' 1885; 'Pliocene Deposits of Britain,' 1890, and revised Tertiary portion of 'Geology of Isle of Wight,' 2nd ed, 1889. Also author of many original papers, including 'Dust and Soils' (Geol Mag, 1884); 'Norfolk Amber' (Trans Norf Nat Soc, 1884); 'Origin of Dry Chalk Valleys' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, 1887); 'Geological History of the Recent Flora of Britain' (Ann Botany, 1888); 'Pleistocene Deposits of Sussex Coast' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, 1892); 'Natural History of Isolated Ponds' (Trans Norf Nat Soc, 1892); 'Desert or Steppe Conditions in Britain' (Nat Scince, 1893); 'Eocene Deposits of Dorset' (Quart Journ Geol Soc, 1896); 'Report on Relation of Palaeolithic Man to the Glacial Epoch' (Hoxne Excavation) (Brit Assoc, 1896)
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Archibald Geikie; Joseph D Hooker; A R Wallace; H Hicks; W Whitaker; W J Sollas; W H Hudleston; H Woodward; T G Bonney; H B Woodward; G J Hinde; W Carruthers; H G Seeley; J G Baker; E Hull; John Lubbock
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Reid, Clement: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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