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Darwin Correspondence Project

Samuel Pickworth Woodward


Naturalist. Subcurator, Geological Society of London, 1839–45. Professor of botany and natural history at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 1845–7. First-class assistant in the department of geology and mineralogy, British Museum, 1848–65. Awarded an honorary PhD by the University of Göttingen, 1864.



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.