Clement Reid F.R.S., F.L.S., F.G.S., etc.

Timeline

1853 Born July 6th. Great-nephew of Michael Faraday. Love for science developed by attendance at lectures for children at the Royal Institution. Trained for business career.
1874 Joined Survey as Assistant Geologist. Worked under H.B. Woodward in south west England.
1876 Transferred to Norfolk, still under H.B. Woodward; began detailed study of Pliocene and Pleistocene including “Forest-bed” and “Contorted drifts” of the Norfolk coast.
1886 Murchison Fund.
1894 Promoted to Geologist.
1897 Bigsby Gold Medal.
1899 Elected F.R.S.
Published: Origin of British Flora.
1901 Promoted to District Geologist.
1911 Bolitho Gold Medal from Royal Society of Cornwall.
1913 Retired from Survey. Vice –President of Geological Society (1913-16).
1916 Died December 10th at Milford-on-sea.

Publications

1882 Memoir: "Cromer" (1882)
1890 Memoir: "Pliocene deposits" (1890)
Study of fossil Characeae with J. Groves (Q.J.).
1915 Pliocene floras of Dutch-Prussian border (1915).
1908 The Preglacial fauna of Britain (1908)
1907 Joint Memoir with Mrs. Reid: "The fossil flora of Teqelen-sur-Meuse" (1907)
Made special study of palaeontology and botany
1906 Memoir: "Newquay" (1906)
Later worked in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Sussex, Hants, Isle of Wight, Dorset, Wiltshire, Cornwall and London area.
1885 Memoir: "Holderness" (1885)
1889 Memoir: "Isle of Wight" (2nd edition 1889) with Strahan
1899 Memoir: "Water supply of Sussex" (1899) with Whitaker
1881 Memoir: notes in "Norwich" (1881)
1902 Memoir: "Ringwood" (1902)
1902 Memoir: "Southampton" (1902)
1903 Memoir: "Chichester" (1903)
1899 Memoir: "Dorchester" (1899)
1897 Memoir: "Bognor" (1897)
1898 Memoir: "Eastbourne" (1898)
1910 Memoir: "Padstow and Camelford" (1910)
1911 Memoir: "Tavistock" (1911)
1912 Memoir: "Dartmoor" (1912)
1903 Contribution to: "Salisbury" (1903)
1907 Contribution to: "Mevagissey" (1907)
1907 Contribution to: "LandsEnd" (1907)
1913 Contribution to: "Newton Abbott" (1913)
1885 Contribution to: (1890); "Eskdale" (1885)
1890 Contribution to: "North Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire" (1890)
1903 Contribution to: "Index to De la Beche’s Cornwall, Devon and West Somerset" (1903).

Biographies and Obituaries

1917 Obituary - Clement Reid. Died 10th December 1917. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 28 p.52-53. 1917
1917 Harker, A. Obituary - Clement Reid. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 73 p.lxi-lxiv. 1917
1921 Shepherd, T. Obituary - Clement Reid, F.R.S., F.L.S., F.G.S. (1853-1919). Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. v. 19 p.420-422. 1921
1917 Obituary - Clement Reid, F.R.S., F.L.S., F.G.S., etc. Born 6th July 1853, died 10th December 1916. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 4 p.47-48. 1917
Geology of Yorkshire, Kendall and Wroot p. 613