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Authorised form of nameLapworth; Charles (1842 - 1920); Geologist
SurnameLapworth
ForenamesCharles
Dates1842 - 1920
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Faringdon, Berkshire, England (20 or 30 September 1842)
Death:
His home in Birmingham, Warwickshire (13 March 1920)
ActivityResearch Field:
Geology
Education:
Culham Training College. Hon LLD (St Andrews)
Career:
Schoolmaster, Episcopal Church school, Galashiels (for 11 years); studied geology; Assistant, Madras College, St Andrews (1875); Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, Mason Science College, Birmingham (1881)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/06/1888
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1891
RelationshipsFather of Arthur Lapworth (FRS 1910)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (MP); DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1921 vol 92 pp xxxi-xl, plate, signed by J J H T and W W W
References:
Beryl M Hamilton, '"A Geological Blunder", 1893: A Scientific Storm in a Journalistic Teacup' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 63-77
Notes:
DSB gives birth date as 20 September 1842
Royal Society codeNA8065
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1888/17Lapworth, Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/75/8The Geological Structure of Horizon and Upper Fassa1902
NLB/5/888Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society10 November 1891
NLB/5/858Copy letter from Michael Foster, to General Sir Henry Ponsonby5 November 1891
NLB/12/172Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society23 December 1895
NLB/14/827Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1897
NLB/14/828Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Benjamin Stone, Minster for Parliament, House of Commons, S.W.26 May 1897
NLB/14/829Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Raphael Meldola, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1897
NLB/13/546Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society, Mason College, Birmingham6 October 1896
NLB/25/100Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor [Charles] Lapworth, [Fellow of the Royal Society]3 August 1902
NLB/24/780Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to [Charles] Lapworth, [Fellow of the Royal Society]9 July 1902
NLB/27/344Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Charles Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society14 August 1903
NLB/39/362Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons9 January 1909
NLB/39/312Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor C [Charles] Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1908
NLB/52/560Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society13 January 1916
NLB/58/164Copy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Whitehead] Watts, Chairman of the Geology Committee and FRS22 March 1920
RR/13/20Referee's report by Charles Lapworth, on a paper 'On the diurnal periodicity of earthquakes' by Charles Davison24 March 1896
NLB/3/916List of corrections in the addresses of Royal Society Fellows8 November 1889
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