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Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story-Maskelyne


Mineralogist. Lectured on mineralogy, Oxford University, 1850–7; professor of mineralogy, 1856–95. Keeper of the mineral department, British Museum, 1857–80. MP for Cricklade, 1880–5; North Wiltshire, 1885–92. FRS 1870.


Alum. Oxon.

Morton 1987



Alum. Oxon.: Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1500–1886: … with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the university. Alphabetically arranged, revised, and annotated by Joseph Foster. 8 vols. London and Oxford: Parker & Co. 1887–91.

Morton, Vanda. 1987. Oxford rebels. The life and friends of Nevil Story Maskelyne, 1823–1911, pioneer Oxford scientist, photographer and politician. Gloucester: Alan Sutton.

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.