Authorised form of nameMedlicott; Henry Benedict (1829 - 1905)
ForenamesHenry Benedict
Dates1829 - 1905
Dates and placesBirth:
Loug hrea, County Galway, Ireland (03 August 1829)
Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire (06 April 1905)
ActivityResearch Field:
France, Guernsey, Dublin. BA (1850, Dublin), MA (1870)
Staff, Geological Survey of Ireland (1851); transferred to the Geological Survey of England (1853); joined Geological Survey of India; Professor of Geology, Roorkee College (1854-1862); served as a volunteer during the Indian Mutiny; Superintendent of the Geological Survey of India (by 1876); retired to England (1887); died of heart failure
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsSon of Rev Samuel Medlicott, Rector of Loughrea
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1907 vol 79 pp xix-xxvi by William T Blanford
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Citation 2 is list of publications from Cert X, 303i
Royal Society codeNA6468
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/11/72Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Benedict Medlicott, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1895
NLB/11/158Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Benedict Medlicott, 43 St John's Road, Clifton, Bristol3 May 1895
NLB/12/343Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Benedict Medlicott, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1896
NLB/12/707Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Benedict Medlicott, Fellow of the Royal Society15 April 1896
EC/1877/13Medlicott, Henry Benedict: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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