Horace Bolingbroke Woodward F.R.S., F.G.S.

Timeline

1848 Born August 20th. Son of S.P. Woodward (Palaeontologist).
Educated at private School.
1863 Appointed assistant to Geological Society, Secretary was H.M. Jenkins.
1867 Appointed Assistant Geologist on Geological Survey under Murchison.
Worked under Bristow in Somerset and other districts.
Took part in first drift survey of London area.
Transferred to Somerset Coalfield, worked in Devon, Somerset and Dorset. Transferred to Norfolk and Norwich.
1875 Promoted to Geologist.
1885 Murchison Fund.
1894 On death of Topley took charge of Jermyn Street Office under Geikie.
1896 Appointed District Surveyor.
1896 Elected F.R.S.
1897 Murchison Medal.
1899 Acting Director for England and Wales.
1901 Assistant to Director.
1908 Retired.
1909 Wollaston Medal.
1914 Died February 6th at Croydon.

Publications

Memoir: "Jurassic rocks of Britain, Vol. IV
1895 Memoir: "Jurassic rocks of Britain, Vol. V (1895);
1893 Memoir: "Jurassic rocks of Britain, Vol. III (1893)
1881 Memoir: "Norwich" (1881)
1876 Memoir: "East Somerset and Bristol Coalfields (1876)
1922 Memoir: '"London District (revised 1922)
1909 Water Supply Memoirs London 1909 etc.
1911 History of Geology (1911)
1907 History of the Geological Society (1907)
1891 Memorial of John Gunn (1891)
1876 Geology of England and Wales (1876)
1910 Geology of water supply (1910)
1912 Geology of soils and subsoils (1912);
Edited late editions of Stanford’s Geological Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910 Memoir: "Glenelg" (1910) with others.
1906 Memoir: "Sidmouth and Lyme Regis" (1906) with Ussher;
1891 Memoir: "Cambridge and Suffolk" (1891) with Whitaker and Jukes
1904 Memoir: Water supply of Lincolnshire" (1904)
1909 Memoir: "Water supply of Bedfordshire and Northants." (1909)
1884 Memoir: 'Fakenham, Wells & Holt (1884)
1882 Memoir: "Salisbury" (1882)
1882 Memoir: "Cromer" (1882)
1888 Memoir: "East Dereham" (1888)
1904 Memoir: "South Wales Coalfield, part VI" (1904)
1908 Memoir: "Oxford" (1908)
1906 Memoir: "Wellington and Chard" (1906).
Contributed to: Paper for the Transactions Geological Society Glasgow

Biographies and Obituaries

1914 Obituary - Horace Bolingbroke Woodward, F.R.S., F.G.S. Born 20th August 1848, died 6th February 1914. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 1 p.142-144. 1914
1915 Obituary - Horace Bolingbroke Woodward. Died 6th February 1914. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 26 p.142-144. 1915
1914 Strahan, A. Obituary - Horace Bolingbroke Woodward, born 1848, died 1913. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 70 p.lxxiii-lxxvi. 1914
Proceedings Royal Society (B) vol. 91