David Thomas Ansted

1814–80

Geologist. Professor of geology, King’s College, London, 1840–5. Assistant secretary to the Geological Society of London, 1844–7; editor of the society’s journal from 1844. Lecturer on geology at the military college at Addiscombe, Surrey, and professor of geology at the College of Civil Engineers, Putney, from 1845. Consulting geologist and mining engineer from circa 1850. FRS 1844.

Sources: ODNB Geological Magazine n.s. 7 (1880): 336, Record of the Royal Society of London Sarjeant 1980–96. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)