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Darwin Correspondence Project

Henry Woodward


Geologist and palaeontologist. Joined his brother, Samuel Pickworth Woodward, as an assistant in the geological department, British Museum, in 1858; keeper of geology, 1880–1901. Co-founder of the Geological Magazine, 1864; editor, 1865–1918. President of many scientific organisations, including the Geological Society of London, Palaeontographical Society, Royal Microscopical Society, Malacological Society, Geologists’ Association, and Museums Association. FRS 1873.


Geological Magazine (1921) 58: 481–4, WWW.