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David Thomas Ansted


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.



Geological Magazine n.s. 7 (1880): 336

Record of the Royal Society of London

Sarjeant 1980–96


ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

Record of the Royal Society of London: The record of the Royal Society of London for the promotion of natural knowledge. 4th edition. London: Royal Society. 1940.

Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980–96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Malabar, Fla.: Robert E. Krieger Publishing.