Adam Sedgwick

1785–1873

Geologist and clergyman. Woodwardian Professor of geology, Cambridge University, 1818–73. Prebendary of Norwich Cathedral, 1834–73. President, Geological Society of London, 1829–31; president, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1833. FRS 1821.

Sources: DNB DSB Rec. R. Soc. London

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