Reference numberEC/1902/10
TitleKidston, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationStudied Botany in the University of Edinburgh and received medal and prize for Practical Botany. Murchison Fund from Geological Society, London, 1887. Neill Gold Medal and Fund for Investigations in Palaeozoic Botany from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author of more than sixty papers and memoirs on Fossil Botany, 1881-1900. Notably 'On the Affinities of the genus Pothocites,' &c (Ann and Mag Nat Hist, 1883, plates); 'Report on Fossil Plants collected by the Geological Survey in Eskdale and Liddesdale' (Trans Roy Soc, Edin, vol xxx, p 531, 1883, plates); 'On the Relationship of Vlodendron to Leipidodendron, Bothrodendron, Sigillaria, and Rhytitodendron' (Ann and Mag Nat Hist, vol xvi, pp 123-162, 1885, plates); 'Catalogue of Fossil Plants (Cambrian to Permian) in the British Museum, Dept of Geology, 1886; 'On the Fructification of some Ferns from the Carboniferous Formation' (Trans Roy Soc, Edin, vol xxxiii, pt 1, 1887); 'On the Fossil Flora of the Radstock Series, Somerset and Bristol Coal-Field' (ibid, vol xxxiii, 1888, plates); 'On the Fossil Plants in the Ravenhead Collection, Liverpool Museum' (ibid, vol xxxv, 1889, plates); 'The Fossil Flora of the Staffordshire Coal-Fields' (Part I, ibid, vol xxxv, 1888, plates; ibid, Part II, vol xxxvi, plates); 'On some Fossil plants from near Prestatyn, Flintshire' (ibid, vol xxxv, 1889); 'Notes on Palaeozoic Species in Lindley and Hutton's Fossil Flora' (Proc Roy Soc, Edin, vol x, pp 345-391, 1891); 'The Yorkshire Carboniferous Flora' (Trans Yorkshire Nat Union, pt 18, 1893; 2nd Report for 1890, pp 65-82; 3rd Report, 1891, pp 83-96; 4th eport, 1892, pp 97-122); 'Lepidophloios and the British species of the Genus' (Trans Roy Soc, Edin, vol xxxvii, pt 3, 1893, plates); 'On the various divisions of the British Carboniferous Rocks as determined by their Fossil Flora' (Proc Roy Phys Soc, Edin, vol xii, 1894); 'The Fossil Flora of the South Wales Coal-Field, &c' (Trans Roy Soc, Edin, vol xxxvii, 1894, pp 565-614, plate); 'The Fossil Flora of the Yorkshire Coal-Field' (ibid, vol xxxviii, pp 203-223, 1896, plates); 'The Fossil Flora of the Yorkshire Coalfield' (ibid, vol xxxix, pp 33-62, 1897, plates); 'The Yorkshire Carboniferous Flora,' 5th Report (Trans Yorks Nat Union, Leeds, 1896; 6th Report, ibid, 1898).
ProposersH Woodward; William T Thiselton-Dyer; D H Scott; Archibald Geikie; A C Seward; F O Bower; I B Balfour; J W H Trail; J Geikie; B N Peach; J Horne; R H Traquair; H G Seeley
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Kidston, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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