Laurance Henry Tonks

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Date Details
1895 Born
1921 Geologist
1934 Senior Geologist
1940 Lyell Fund

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

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Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Tonks, L.H. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Lloyd, W. ; Sherlock, R.L. ; Wright, W.B. (1931). The geology of Manchester and the south-east Lancashire Coalfield. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 85). London : HMSO.

Wray, D.A. ; Cope, F.W. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. (1948). The geology of Southport and Formby (with contributions by LH TONKS and RCB Jones) Explanation of sheets 74 and 83. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Dixon, E.E.L. ; Maden, J. ; Trotter, F.M. ; Hollingworth, S.E. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1926). The geology of the Carlisle, Longtown and Silloth District : explanation of sheets 11, 16 & 17. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Price, D. ; Wright, W.B. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Calver, M.A. ; Mourant, A.E. ; Ramsbottom, W.H.C. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Institute of Geological Sciences (1978). Geology of the country around Preston : Explanation of sheet 75. Miniprint ed. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 75). London : HMSO.

Price, D. ; Wright, W.B. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Calver, M.A. ; Mourant, A.E. ; Ramsbottom, W.H.C. ; Whitehead, T.H. (1963). Geology of the country around Preston : Explanation of sheet 75. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Wright, W.B. ; Sherlock, R.L. ; Wray, D.A. ; Lloyd, W. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1927). Geology of the Rossendale Anticline : Explanation of Sheet 76. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 76). London : HMSO.

Tonks, L.H. (1939). Marine and freshwater fossils from the Middle Coal Measures of Ryhope, Co Durham. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no. 1 ; Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no.1, 1939 p.1-7 (1939) ; p.1-7.

Tonks, L.H. (1925). The Millstone Grit and Yoredale rocks of Nidderdale. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, New Series Vol. 20 pt/no 2 (925) p. 226-256 (1925) ; p. 226-256.

Tonks, L.H. (1928). The Rochdale Road sewer tunnel section, Manchester. (Summ Prog Geol Surv G B Mus Pract Geol; 1927/2). London : HMSO.

Tonks, L.H. ; Wright, W.B. The south-westerly thickening of the Millstone Grit in Lancashire : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and Museum of Practical Geology for 1923, Appendix 2, p.150-157.

Tonks, L.H. (1928). The stratigraphical position of the Manchester Coal Measures. (Summ Prog Geol Surv G B Mus Pract Geol; 1927/2). London : HMSO.

Tonks, L.H. ; Evans, W.D. ; Wilson, V. ; Oakley, K.P. (1941). Water supply from underground sources of east Yorkshire - north Lincolnshire district (quarter-inch geological sheets 7, eastern half and 8), part 4: Well-catalogues for new series one-inch sheets 80 (Hull) and 89 (Brigg). (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 12/4). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Wright, W.B. (1938). Wigan district. Explanation of sheet 84. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 84). London : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

British Geological Survey ; Bailey, E.B. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Richey, J.E. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Lee, G.W. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Ross, G. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Macgregor, M. ; Anderson, J.G.C. (1968). Sheet 52 drift Tobermory. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Bailey, E.B. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Richey, J.E. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Lee, G.W. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Ross, G. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Macgregor, M. ; Anderson, J.G.C. (1974). Sheet 52 drift Tobermory. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Bailey, E.B. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Richey, J.E. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Lee, G.W. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Ross, G. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Macgregor, M. ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Sabine, P.A. ; Martin, N.R. ; Johnstone, G.S. ; Bishop, A.C. (1969). Sheet 52 solid Tobermory. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Bailey, E.B. ; Macgregor, M. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Lee, G.W. ; Richey, J.E. ; Anderson, M. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Ross, G. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Sabine, P.A. ; Martin, N.R. ; Bishop, A.C. ; Johnstone, G.S. (1977). Sheet 52E solid Strontian. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Bailey, E.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Lee, G.W. ; Richey, J.E. ; Wilson, G.V. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Ross, G. ; Jones, R.C.B. ; Tonks, L.H. (1977). Sheet 52W solid Ardnamurchan. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Clough, C.T. ; Richey, J.E. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Tonks, L.H. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Smith, D.I. ; Harris, A.L. (1969). Sheet 61 drift Arisaig. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Clough, C.T. ; Richey, J.E. ; Kennedy, W.Q. ; Simpson, J.B. ; Eyles, V.A. ; Anderson, J.G.C. ; Tonks, L.H. ; MacGregor, A.G. ; Smith, D.I. ; Harris, A.L. (1971). Sheet 61 solid Arisaig. 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. ; Horne, J. ; Macgregor, M. ; Ross, G. ; Read, H.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Clough, C.T. ; Cadell, H.M. ; Crampton, C. B. ; Dinham, C.H. ; Richey, J.E. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Phemister, J. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Anderson, W. (1931, repr. 1956). Sheet 108 [solid and drift] Altnaharra. [Solid and 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. ; Horne, J. ; Macgregor, M. ; Ross, G. ; Read, H.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Clough, C.T. ; Cadell, H.M. ; Crampton, C. B. ; Dinham, C.H. ; Richey, J.E. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Phemister, J. ; Tonks, L.H. ; Anderson, W. (1931). Sheet 108 [solid and drift] Altnaharra. [Solid and drift ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

External publications[edit]

Tonks, L.H. (1923). Recent notes on the dogger sandstone of the Yorkshire coast. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association pt/no XIX (1923) p. 3-7 (1923) ; p. 3-7.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/GL/Wr/8 Letters From W S Bisat to W B Wright Letters 31-40; 1 letter to L H Tonks; 1 letter of reply from W B Wright to J A Howe
GSM/GL/Wr/39 Letter From E W Moore to W B Wright 1 letter from E W Moore to W B Wright 2 letters from E W Moore to L H Tonks
GSM/GL/Wr/45 Letters From L H Tonks to W B Wright 4 letters
GSM/GX/Z/443 Tonks, L H