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Date Details
1898 Born
1923 Geologist
1965 Retired

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Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Knox, J. (1941). Dolomite and brucite-marble in the Scottish Highlands, supplement no 2 : Durness, Loch Eireboll and Assynt districts of Sutherlandshire : Wartime Pamphlet of the Geological Survey of Great Britain No 6 supplement 2. (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 6-SUPPL). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

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.

Knox, J. ; Anderson, F.W. (1954). The economic geology of the Fife Coalfields, area 3: Markinch, Dysart and Leven (palaeontolgy by FW Anderson). (Mem Geol Surv Scotl (Econ); 40). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Mitchell, G.H. ; Mykura, W. ; Tulloch, W. ; Knox, J. (1962). The geology of the neighbourhood of Edinburgh (Explanation of sheet 32). 3rd ed. (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland); 32). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Wilson, G.V. ; Edwards, W.N. ; Knox, J. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Flett, J.S. ; Lang, W.H. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Watson, D.M.S. (1935). The geology of the Orkneys (Explanation of sheets 117 to 122) (with chapters on the fossil fishes by DMS Watson, fossil plants by WH Lang and petrography by JS Flett) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Dist) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Robertson, T. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Haldane, D. ; Knox, J. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Dunham, K.C. (1949). The limestones of Scotland. (Special reports on the mineral resources of Great Britain; 35). London : His Majesty's Stationery Office.

Robertson, T. ; Knox, J. ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Hardie, H.G.M. ; Muir, A. (1942). Limestones of Scotland, area 7: Northern and north-western Scotland (with analyses by A Muir and HGM Hardie) : Wartime Pamphlet. (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 13/7). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

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.

Maps[edit]

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.

British Geological Survey ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Earp, J.R. ; Knox, J. ; Mykura, W. ; Richey, J.E. ; Robertson, T. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Tulloch, W. ; Walton, H.S. ; Wilson, H.E. (1967 repr. (2nd impr.) 1968). Sheet 32 Edinburgh drift. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Earp, J.R. ; Knox, J. ; Mykura, W. ; Richey, J.E. ; Robertson, T. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Tulloch, W. ; Walton, H.S. ; Wilson, H.E. (1967). Sheet 32 Edinburgh drift. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Earp, J.R. ; Knox, J. ; Mykura, W. ; Richey, J.E. ; Robertson, T. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Tulloch, W. ; Walton, H.S. ; Wilson, H.E. (1967). Sheet 32 Edinburgh solid. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

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 ; Francis, E.H. ; Chisholm, J.I. ; Mallick, D.I.J. ; Knox, J. ; Browne, M.A.E. (1973). Sheet 40 drift Kinross. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

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. ; Knox, J. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1975). Sheet 80E and part of 81 Portree 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. ; Knox, J. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1975). Sheet 80E and part of 81 Portree solid [superseded]. Solid 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. ; Knox, J. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Woodward, H.B. (1976). Sheet 90 and part of 91 Staffin 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. ; Knox, J. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Woodward, H.B. (1976). Sheet 90 and part of 91 Staffin solid [superseded]. Solid ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Peach, B.N. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Edwards, W.N. ; Knox, J. (1932 repr. 1955). Sheet 117 Hoy drift. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Peach, B.N. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Edwards, W.N. ; Knox, J. (1932). Sheet 117 Hoy drift. Drift ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Edwards, W.N. ; Knox, J. (1932). Sheet 118 Copinsay drift. Drift ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Edwards, W.N. ; Knox, J. (1932 repr. 1955). Sheet 118 drift Copinsay. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Jones, R.C.B. (1932 repr. 1955). Sheet 119 drift Kirkwall. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Jones, R.C.B. (1932). Sheet 119 Kirkwall drift. Drift ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Knox, J. ; Jones, R.C.B. (1932). Sheet 120 Stronsay drift. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Knox, J. ; Jones, R.C.B. (1932, repr. 1955). Sheet 120 Stronsay drift. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. ; May, F. ; Mykura, W. (1978). Southern Shetland. Drift. Sheet 126 and parts of 123 and 124. Drift ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

Knox, J. (1787). A tour through the highlands of Scotland and the Hebride Isles in 1786. Edinburgh : W. Gordon and C. Elliot.

British Geological Survey ; Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. ; May, F. ; Mykura, W. ; Buchan, S. ; Haldane, D. ; Robertson, T. ; Phemister, J. ; Sabine, P.A. (1971). Western Shetland. Drift Sheet 127 and parts of 125, 126 and 128 drift. 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 ; Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. ; May, F. ; Mykura, W. ; Buchan, S. ; Haldane, D. ; Robertson, T. ; Phemister, J. ; Sabine, P.A. (1971). Western Shetland. Solid. Sheet 127 and parts of 125, 126 and 128. Solid ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the

External publications[edit]

Wilson, G.V. ; Knox, J. (1936). The geology of the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Proceedings of the Geologists AssociationProceedings of the Geologists Association Vol. 47 pt/no 3 (1936) ; Proceedings of the Geologists Association Vol. 47 pt/no 3 (1936) p..

MacGregor, A.G. ; Innes, D.E. ; Eckford, R.J.A. ; Knox, J. ; Manson, W. ; Simpson, J.B. ; International Geological Congress (1948). Edinburgh and St Andrews. guide to excursion C.13 of the 18th IGC (1948).Institute of Geological Sciences.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DR/Ft/S/5 Correspondence from G.V.Wilson, H.Read, J.Knox and R.Eckford mainly relating to Shetland.
KCD/A/2/1/4 "Physio-Chemical Calculations" by Joseph Knox Prize awarded to Kingsley Dunham, Form VI in the school year 1926-27
SPC/6/5/7 Strathy-Halladale Peat Deposits By J Knox
SPC/6/5/8 Gardrum and Darnrigg Mosse Original and amended reports by J Knox
SPC/6/5/9 Blairderry, Grennan and Dergoals Mosses By J Knox
SPC/6/5/10 Geological Report on the Moss of Cree By J Knox
SPC/6/5/11 Geological Report on Dava Moss By J Knox
SPC/6/5/12 Geological Report on Darnrigg and Gardrum Mosses By J Knox. With covering letter to A Tomter, Peat Section, Department of Agriculture for Scotland
SPC/6/5/13 Geological Reports on Achairn Moss and Shielton Moss By G H Mitchell. With covering letters to A Tomter, Peat Section, Department of Agriculture for...
SPC/6/5/18 Geological Report on the Area of the Lon Mor and Lon Morewest Experimental Plantations... By J Knox