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James K. Allan, illuminated address on ritirement.

Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1892 Born
1947 Retired

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Macgregor, M. Obituary - James Knox Allan (Chief Geologist to the National Coal Board). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London Pt. 1582 1960.

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Dinham, C.H. (1931). The economic geology of the Fife Coalfields, area 1: Dunfermline and west Fife, including Valleyfield, Blairhall, Oakley, Saline, Halbeath, Lassodie and Blairenbathie (with contributions from CH Dinham). (Mem Geol Surv Scotl (Econ); 40). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. (1934). The economic geology of the Fife Coalfields, area 2: Cowdenbeath and central Fife including Fordell, Lochgelly, Cadham and Kirkcaldy. (Mem Geol Surv Scotl (Econ); 40). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. (1931). Marine bands in the Limestone Coal Group of Fife. (Summ Prog Geol Surv G B Mus Pract Geol; 1930/2). London : HMSO.

Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. (1942). Water supply from underground sources of south-east Scotland (quarter-inch geological sheet 15), part 1: Well-catalogues for one-inch sheets 32 (Fife Portion), 40 (Fife AND Kinross) and 41 (Fife Portion). (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 28/1). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

MacGregor, A.G. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. (1942). Water supply from underground sources of south-east Scotland (quarter-inch geological sheet 15), part 2: Well-catalogue for one-inch sheet 32 (Lothians portion). (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 28/2). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

Maps[edit]

British Geological Survey ; Allan, J.K. ; Haldane, D. ; Phemister, J. ; Read, H.H. (1968). Northern Shetland. Drift Parts of sheets 129, 130 and 131. Drift ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Allan, J.K. ; Haldane, D. ; Phemister, J. ; Read, H.H. (1968). Northern Shetland. Solid Part of sheets 129, 130 and 131 solid. Solid ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Knox, J. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1964). Northern Skye. Drift Sheet 80 and parts of 81, 90 and 91. Drift ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Knox, J. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1964). Northern Skye. Solid Sheet 80 and parts of 81, 90 and 91. Solid ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Allan, J.K. Note on a 'want' proved in the Five Foot Seam in the Cowdenbeath district of Fife : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and Museum of Practical Geology for 1926, Appendix 4, p.120-122.

Allan, J.K. (1930). A recent boring at Burntisland in the lower oil-shale group : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey for 1929, part III; London, H.M.S.O., 1930; p42-43. (1930).

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Dinham, C.H. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1958). Sheet 40 drift Kinross. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1954). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959 repr.(2nd impr.) 1966). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959 repr.(3rd impr.) 1968). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. (1975). Sheet 80W Dunvegan drift [superseded]. Drift ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. (1975). Sheet 80W Dunvegan solid [superseded]. Solid ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

External publications[edit]

Allan, J.K. (1948). Geological aspect of planning and exploration in the coalfields : Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, 107(4), 1948, p203-223. (1948).