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Authorised form of nameTopley; William (1841 - 1894)
SurnameTopley
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1841 - 1894
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Greenwich, London, England (13 March 1841)
Death:
Croydon, Surrey (30 September 1894)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology
Education:
Royal School of Mines (1858)
Career:
Assistant Geologist, Geological Survey of United Kingdom; studied Kent, Sussex and the carboniferous district of Northumberland; published maps and memoirs of the Geological Survey, Jermyn Street, London; died of a fever apparently contracted by drinking infected water in Algiers
Memberships:
FGS; AICE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1888
RelationshipsUncle of William White Carlton Topley (FRS 1930)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1895-1896 vol 59 pp lxix-lxxi signed by A G H
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/14844061
Royal Society codeNA6161
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/5/960Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Topley, Fellow of the Royal Society24 November 1891
NLB/7/388Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Topley, Fellow of the Royal Society[3] February 1893
NLB/7/490Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Wiliam Topley, Fellow of the Royal Society1 March 1893
NLB/10/114Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 October 1894
NLB/8/347Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Topley, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1893
NLB/10/291Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Fellow of the Royal Society5 November 1894
NLB/10/556Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to F W Rudler, Geological Museum, Jermyn Street18 December 1894
NLB/10/547Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Whitaker, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1894
RR/12/19Referee's report by William Topley, on a paper 'On the evidences of a submergence of Western Europe, and of the Mediterranean coasts, at the close of the glacial or so-called post-glacial period, and immediately preceding the Neolithic or recent period' by Joseph Prestwich2 March 1893
EC/1888/22Topley, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/799Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Topley, Fellow of the Royal Society10 October 1889
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