||Born May 8th in Kingstown, County Dublin, son of Glascott Symes M.D. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, M.A. and Engineering degrees.
||Joined Geological Survey of ireland as Assistant Geologist under J.B. Jukes.
||Promoted to Geologist.
||Surveyed 6 one inch sheets and part of 17 others.
||Secretary of Section C. at British Association in Belfast.
||Secretary of Section C. at British Association in Dublin.
||Transferred to Scotland on completion of 1 inch survey of Ireland. Surveyed parts of Kintyre and Oban districts.
||Retired from Survey.
||Died July 27th near Dublin.
Biographies and obituaries
Obituary - Richard Glascott Symes, M.A. Born 8th May 1840, died 27th July 1906. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 3 p.432. 1906
Obituary of Richard Glascott Symes by C., R. Published 1906. The Irish naturalist: a monthly journal of general Irish natural history , Vol. XV, No. 11, pp. 249-250, November, 1906
77 works listed in the BGS Library catalogue
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