Ivor Thomas D.Sc., Ph.D.

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Date Details
1877 Born November 24th. Began career as a teacher at Glanamman Council School, then graduated at Aberystwyth.
Went to Germany and studied geology under Professor E. Kayser. Became graduate of Marburg University.
1905 Returned to England. Appointed to Geological Survey as Assistant Palaeontologist. Most important published work “Studies of Carboniferous Brachiopods (1910 + 1914 Memoirs).
1912 Transferred to Welsh Inspectorate of Schools.
1918 Died March 30th.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Lamplugh, G.W. Obituary - Ivor Thomas. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 75 p.lxvii-lxviii. 1919

DR. Ivor Thomas (obituary) Herald of Wales and Monmouthshire Recorder, Saturday April 6th 1918 National LIbrary of Wales

Publications[edit]

Memoirs of Geological Survey, Monographs: British Carboniferous Orthotetinae (1910)

Memoirs of Geological Survey, Monographs: British Carboniferous Producti (1914)

BGS archives[edit]