George Henry Kinahan M.R.I.A.
|1829||Born December 19th, Son of Daniel Kinahan M.A., Barrister-at-Law. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin.|
|Appointed to staff employed on Boyne Viaduct (Drogheda).|
|1854||Appointed to Geological Survey (Irish Branch).|
|1908||Died December 5th at Fairview, Dublin.|
Biographies and obituaries
George Henry Kinahan — Wikipedia article
Leonard, H., & Clark, R. (1909). George Henry Kinahan, M.R.I.A. Geological Magazine, 6(3), 142-143. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756800120679 (Includes portrait)
Grenville Arthur James Cole (1912). Kinahan, George Henry. Dictionary of National Biography (2nd supplement). London: Smith, Elder & Co.
George Henry Kinahan People Pill website entry
101 works listed in the BGS Library catalogue Guppy list Survey work extended to almost every county in Ireland. Name appears on 26 Memoirs. Voluminous writer.
Papers to: Proceedings Royal Dublin Society; Journal Geological Society Dublin (1859-89) (Presidential Addresses 1880, 1881); Royal Irish Academy; Kilkenny and South-east Ireland Archaeological Society; Royal History and Archaeological Association of Ireland; Geological Society of Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow; Institute of Civil Engineers, Ireland; North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers; British Association ("Raised beaches of the Liffey Valley" 1908); Irish Naturalist; Geological Magazine (85 papers from 1864-88).
Manual of the Geology of Ireland (1878)
Valleys and their relation to fissures, fractures and faults (1875)
Handy book of rock names (1873)
Handy book on reclamation of waste lands in Ireland
Superficial and agricultural geology, Ireland (1908).
|GSM/DC/A/C/6/186-190||A C Ramsay: Letters on a quarrel with Kinahan.|
|GSM/DC/A/C/7/165||G H Kinahan: Minute on his appointment.|
|GSM/DC/A/C/8/23||G H Kinahan: Letter on field expenses.|
|GSM/DC/A/C/8/66,68||G H Kinahan: Letter on his maps of Galway.|