Geologist. Professor of geology, King's College, London, 1840–5. Assistant secretary to the Geological Society of London, 1844–7; editor of [proper title]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: DNB Geol. Mag n.s. 7 1880: 336 Rec. R. Soc. London Sarjeant, W. A. S. 1980–96
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