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James Scott Bowerbank


Distiller and geologist. Of London. Had a special interest in London Clay fossils; devoted his later career to the study of sponges. Founder of the Palaeontographical Society, 1847. FRS 1842.



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.