Alfred John Jukes-Browne

Timeline

1851 Born April at Penn Fields near Wolverhampton. Educated at Cholmondley School, Highgate, and St. John’s College, Cambridge (Tutor, T.G. Bonney). Nephew of J.B. Jukes, whose name he adopted on his 21st birthday.
1873 Hons. B.A. in Natural Science Tripos.
1874 Joined Geological Survey as Assistant Geologist.
1873 – 1883 Mapping in Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. Contributed to Memoirs.
1883 Paper in Quarterly Journal Geological Society on river evolution.
1884 Began work for “Cretaceous rocks of Britain”, 3 volumes (published 1900-4).
1876 – 1877 Visited Egypt.
1885 Lyell Award.
1888 – 1889 Visited Barbados with J.B. Harrison, Government Chemist, he produced geological map and memoir and 2 papers (Quarterly Journal Geological Society).
1901 Murchison Medal.
Retired from Survey on account of ill-health.
Continued geological work and study of Recent Mollusca.
Text books: “Physical and Stratigraphical Geology” and “Building of the British Isles”.
1909 Elected F.R.S.
1914 Died August 16th.

Publications

1908 Memoirs: "East Lincolnshire" (1887); "Lincolnshire" (1885); "Devizes" (1905); "Andover" (1908).
1903 Part author or contributor: "Salisbury" (1903)
1890 Part author or contributor: "North Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire" (1890)
1888 Part author or contributor: "Lincoln"(1888)
1899 Part author or contributor: "Borders of the Wash" (1899)
1893 Part author or contributor: "Norfolk" (1893)
1911 Part author or contributor: "Sidmouth" (1911).
1903 Part author or contributor: "Chichester" (1903)
1906 Part author or contributor: "Wellington and Chard" (1906)
1908 Part author or contributor: "Henley-on-Thames" (1908)
1881 Part author or contributor: "Cambridge" (1881)
1891 Part author or contributor: "Parts of Cambridge and Suffolk" (1891)

Biographies and Obituaries

1914 Obituary - Alfred John Jukes-Browne, B.A., F.R.S., F.G.S. Born 16th April 1851, died 14th August 1914. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 1 p.431-432. 1914
1915 Woodward, A.S. Obituary - Alfred John Jukes-Browne, born 1851, died 1914. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 71 p.lvi-lvii. 1915