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Alfred Tylor


Geologist. Educated at the School of the Society of Friends, Grove House, Tottenham. Entered the family brassfoundry business in 1840, but studied geology in his spare time. Wrote on the Quaternary period. Brother of Edward Burnett Tylor.



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.

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.