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Darwin Correspondence Project

William John Hamilton


Geologist. MP for Newport, Isle of Wight, 1841–7. Secretary of the Geological Society of London, 1832–54; president, 1854 and 1865.



Sarjeant 1980–96


DNB: Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols.). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96.

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.