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Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1841 Born March 20th in Queen’s County, Ireland. Attended Jukes’s lectures in the Museum of Irish Industry (now Royal College of Science), Dublin.
1867 Through Jukes appointed Assistant Geologist on Geological Survey. Surveyed many important districts in Ireland, including Southern Mayo; Carlingford; Slieve Gullion; North Tyrone; Derry; parts of Donegal.
Member of Royal Irish Academy.
Wrote “History and Antiquities of Glendalough”.
1883 Geologist.
1890 Appointed Senior Geologist in charge of Irish office.
1902 Died April 20th.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Obituary - Joseph Nolan. Born 1841, died 20th April 1902. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 9 p.288. 1902

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Kinahan, G.H. ; Nolan, J. ; Baily, W.H. (1870). Explanation to accompany sheet 95 of the map of the Geological Survey of Ireland, illustrating parts of the counties of Galway and Mayo (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Hull, E. ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; M'Henry, A. ; Hyland, J.S. (1890). Explanatory memoir of Inishowen, County donegal, to accompany sheets 1,2,5,6 and 11 (in part) of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland (with petrographical notes by JS Hyland) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland; 1+). Dublin : HMSO.

Nolan, J. ; Egan, F.W. (1885). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 12 and part of sheet 6 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland including the country around Limavady. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Kinahan, G.H. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Nolan, J. ; Egan, F.W. ; Hyland, J.S. (1889). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 17 and SE Portion of sheet 11 of the maps of the geological Survey of Ireland (with petrographical notes by JS Hyland) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Nolan, J. ; Egan, F.W. ; Baily, W.H. (1884). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 18 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, comprising portions of the counties Londonderry and Tyrone (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Nolan, J. ; Baily, W.H. (1884). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 26 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, comprising portions of the counties Tyrone and Londonderry (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Nolan, J. ; Baily, W.H. (1878). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 34 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Nolan, J. ; Baily, W.H. (1877). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 70 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, including the country around Dundalk and Carrickmacross (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Hull, E. ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Egan, F.W. ; Hyland, J.S. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; M'Henry, A. (1891). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheets 3,4,5 (in part), 9,10,11 (in part), 15 and 16 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, comprising north-west and central Donegal (with petrographical notes by JS Hyland). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland; 3-5+9-). Dublin : HMSO.

Kinahan, G.H. ; Symes, R.G. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Nolan, J. ; Baily, W.H. ; Leonard, H. (1876). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheets 73 and 74 (in part), 83 and 84 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland; 73-). Dublin : HMSO.

Kinahan, G.H. ; Nolan, J. ; Leonard, H. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Baily, W.H. (1878). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheets 93 and 94 with the adjoining portions of sheets 83,84 and 103 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, Connemara (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland; 93-94+8). Dublin : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Egan, F.W. ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; McHenry, A. (1889). Sheet 6 Moville. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Egan, F.W. ; Nolan, J. ; Kilroe, J.R. (1889). Sheet 9 Gweedore. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Nolan, J. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; McHenry, A. (1890). Sheet 10 Kilmacrenan. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Egan, F.W. ; Nolan, J. (1884). Sheet 12 Newtown Limavady. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Nolan, J. ; Egan, F.W. (1888). Sheet 17 Strabane. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; Egan, F.W. (1884). Sheet 18 Dungiven. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. (1882). Sheet 26 Draperstown. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Nolan, J. ; Kilroe, J.R. (1885). Sheet 33 Omagh. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; Hardman, E.T. (1877). Sheet 34 Ballygawley. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Egan, F.W. (1881, rev. 1901). Sheet 46 Clogher. Rev. ed. / Silurian Rocks revised. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Kilroe, J.R. (1881). Sheet 46 Clogher. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; McHenry, A. (1875, rev. 1901). Sheet 70 Dundalk. Rev. ed. / Silurian rocks revised. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. (1875). Sheet 70 Dundalk. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Symes, R.G. ; Warren, J.L. ; Leonard, H. ; Nolan, J. (1874). Sheet 84. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Symes, R.G. ; Nolan, J. (1872). Sheet 85 Ballinrobe. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Warren, J.L. ; Leonard, H. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Nolan, J. (1876). Sheet 93 Clifden. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Nolan, J. ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Warren, J.L. ; Leonard, H. (1877). Sheet 94. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Symes, R.G. ; Nolan, J. (1869). Sheet 95 Headford. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

External publications[edit]

Buchanan, D.L. ; Nolan, J. ; Suddaby, P. ; Rouse, J.E. ; Viljoen, M.J. ; Davenport, J.W.J. (1981). The genesis of sulfide mineralization in a portion of the Potgietersrus Limb of the Bushveld Complex. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists Vol. 76 pt/no 1-4 ; Economic Geology Vol. 76 (1981) p. 568-579 (1981) ; p. 568-579. Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; Nolan, J. ; Cruise, R.J. (1890). Sheet 11 Londonderry. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/486,506 J Nolan: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/127 G H Kinahan: Letter on supervision of Mr. Nolan.