Robert Russell C.E., F.G.S.

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1842 Born May 24th.
1867 Joined Survey.
1882 Geologist.
1891 Resigned. Civil Engineer. Authority on haematite ores of West Cumberland and Furness. For many years closely connected with the Whitehaven Scientific Association – President, Hon. Secretary, etc.
1896 Died May 9th at St. Bees.
Part-author with Green, Dakyns, C. Ward, etc of “Yorkshire Coalfield” (1878); also contributed to : “Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax” (1871); “Bradford and Skipton” (1879); “Mallerstang” (1891); “Leeds and Tadcaster” (1871).

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Teall, J.J.H. Obituary - Robert Russell. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 57 p.lvii-lvii. 1901

“Whitehaven News” (May 10th, 1900)

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Aveline, W.T. ; Green, A.H. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Ward, J.C. ; Russell, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1870). The geology of the Carboniferous rocks north and east of Leeds, and the Permian and Triassic rocks about Tadcaster (...quarter-sheet 93SW...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Russell, R. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science (1873). Geology of the country around Bradford, Yorkshire : British Association Reports, 1873 Transactions p88-91. (1873).

Dakyns, J.R. ; Tiddeman, R.H. ; Russell, R. ; Clough, C.T. ; Strahan, A. ; Goodchild, J.G. ; Barrow, G. ; Hatch, F.H. ; De Rance, C.E. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1891). The geology of the country around Mallerstang with parts of Wensleydale, Swaledale and Arkendale ( sheet 97NW). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Dakyns, J.R. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Fox-Strangways, C.E. ; Russell, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1879). The geology of the country between Bradford and Skipton (...quarter sheet 92SE...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Green, A.H. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Ward, J.C. ; Russell, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1871). The geology of the neighbourhood of Dewsbury, Huddersfield, and Halifax (...Quarter sheet 88NE...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Russell, R. ; Green, A.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1879). The geology of the neighbourhood of Wakefield and Pontefract (...quarter sheet 87NW...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Green, A.H. ; Russell, R. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Ward, J.C. ; Fox-Strangways, C.E. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Holmes, T.V. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1878). The geology of the Yorkshire Coalfield. (Coalfield Mem Geol Surv Eng Wales). London : HMSO.