Arthur Beavor Wynne

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1837 Born October 15th at Sligo.
1855 Appointed Assistant Geologist on Geological Survey of Ireland 1st April under Jukes. Survey work chiefly in Tipperary, Waterford and Cork.
1862 Resigned 30th September. Appointed to Indian Geological Survey.
Worked for 11 years in neighbourhood of Bombay and in the Punjab on problems of mountain-building and stratigraphy of the Salt Range.
1883 Retired from Indian Survey (ill-health).
Rejoined Irish Survey 24th August; took charge of office work on death of J. O’Kelly.
1889 President of the Royal Geological Society – Ireland.
1890 Retired 31st August.
1906 Died 22nd December at Veytaux, Switzerland.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Arthur Beavor Wynne — Wikipedia article

Wynne, Arthur Beavor 1908 Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 64

Arthur Beavor Wynne Anglo-Irish geologist Peoplepill entry

Arthur Beavor Wynne. (1908). Geological Magazine, 5(3), 143-143. doi:10.1017/S0016756800137380

Arthur Beavor Wynne Wikiwand entry


Contributed to: Results of work on Memoirs of Geological Survey of Ireland and India. Papers to Geological Magazine (1867, took part in great discussion on Denudation), papers also to Geological Society and to Royal Geological Society of Ireland.

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