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Date Details
1890 Born
1914 Geologist
1926 Senior Geologist
1935 District Geologist

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

[Anon.] Obituary - Talbot Haes Whitehead. Born 24th May 1890, died 5th April 1966. Proceedings of the Geologists' Asociation v. 78 (2) 1967.

Mitchell, G.H. Obituary - Talbot Haes Whitehead. (Geological Survey). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London Pt. 1636 1966.

Talbot Haes Whitehead — Wikipedia article

Geological Survey (Scottish Office) Mr. T. H. Whitehead. Nature 156, 743 (1945). https://doi.org/10.1038/156743b0

Whitehead, Talbot Haes. 24/05/1890-05/04/1966. Ref: 3482 The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Whitehead, T.H. ; Dixon, E.E.L. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Robertson, T. ; Cantrill, T.C. (1927). The country between Stafford and Market Drayton. Explanation of geological one-inch sheet 139, new series. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 139). London : HMSO.

Whitehead, T.H. ; Robertson, T. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Dixon, E.E.L. ; Cantrill, T.C. ; Crookall, Robert ; Dewey, H. ; Pringle, J. (BGS). ; Sherlock, R.L. (1928). The country between Wolverhampton and Oakengates. Explanation of sheet 153 (with contributions by TC Cantrill, H Dewey, RL Sherlock, J Pringle and R Crookall) Mem Geol Surv G B (Sheet) (London). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 153). London : HMSO.

Whitehead, T.H. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1947). Dudley and Bridgnorth : one-inch geological sheet 167. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 167). London : HMSO.

Dunham, K.C. ; Dines, H.G. ; Earp, J.R. ; Harvey, C.O. ; Stephens, J.V. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Wilson, H.E. Fluorspar : Memoirs of the Geological Survey, Special Report on Mineral Resources of GB no.4, 1952 - 143p. 4th ed. London : HMSO.

Eastwood, T. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Robertson, T. ; Cantrill, T.C. (1925). The geology of the country around Birmingham. Explanation of Sheet 168 (with contributions by TC Cantrill) Mem Geol Surv G B (Sheet) (London). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Eastwood, T. ; Gibson, W. ; Cantrill, T.C. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Cunnington, C.H. ; Thomas, H.H. (1923). The geology of the country around Coventry, including an account of the Carboniferous rocks of the Warwickshire Coalfield. Explanation of sheet 169 (with contributions by HH Thomas and CH Cunnington) Mem Geol Surv G B (Sheet) (London). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Mitchell, G.H. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Taylor, J.H. ; George, T.N. ; Hollingworth, S.E. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1961 [correct publication date 1962]). Geology of the country around Droitwich, Abberley and Kidderminster : Explanation of sheet 182. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 182). 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.

Edwards, W.N. ; Mitchell, G.H. ; Whitehead, T.H. (1950). Geology of the district north and east of Leeds. Explanation of sheet 70. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Whitehead, T.H. ; Eastwood, T. ; Robertson, T. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1927). The geology of the southern part of the south Staffordshire Coalfield (south of the Bentley Faults). (Mem Geol Surv (Coalfield); 167-168). London : HMSO.

Whitehead, T.H. ; Anderson, W. ; Wilson, V. ; Wray, D.A. ; Dunham, K.C. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Dunham, K.C. (1952). The Liassic ironstones. (Memoir (Economic) Geological Survey of GB; 1952). London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Whitehead, T.H. (1929). The occurrence of a rhyolite between the Ordovician and Pre-Cambrian rocks near Habberley, Shropshire. (Summ Prog Geol Surv G B Mus Pract Geol; 1928/2). London : HMSO.

Pocock, R.W. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Wedd, C.B. ; Robertson, T. ; Cantrill, T.C. ; Davies, W.M. ; Stubblefield, C.J. ; Wray, D.A. (1938). Shrewsbury district including the Hanwood Coalfield. Explanation of sheet 152 (with contributions by DA Wray, CJ Stubblefield and TC Cantrill, and an appendix on soils and agriculture by WM Davies) Mem Geol Surv G B (Sheet 152) (London). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series). London : HMSO.

Whitehead, T.H. The subdivision of the red rocks formerly classed as Permian in south Staffordshire and the neighbouring counties : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1921, Appendix 7, p.169-173.

Earp, J.R. ; Hains, B.A. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Institute of Geological Sciences (1971). The Welsh Borderland. 3rd ed. (British regional geology; 11). London : HMSO.

Earp, J.R. ; Hains, B.A. ; Pocock, R.W. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Institute of Geological Sciences (1981). The Welsh Borderland. 3rd ed reprinted. (British regional geology; 11). London : HMSO.

Pocock, R.W. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Geological Survey and Museum (1935). The Welsh Borderland. (British regional geology; 11). London : HMSO.

Pocock, R.W. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Geological Survey and Museum (1948). The Welsh Borderland. 2nd ed. (British regional geology; 11). London : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Whitehead, T.H. (1914). Sheet 43 NE - Leicestershire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Leicestershire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Whitehead, T.H. (1914). Sheet 43 SE - Leicestershire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Leicestershire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Gibson, W. (1914). Sheet 43 SW - Leicestershire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Leicestershire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Geological Survey of Great Britain ; Gibson, W. ; Whitehead, T.H. (1914). Sheet 48 NE - Leicestershire. (Geological Survey of England and Wales 6 inch [1:10 560] county series - Leicestershire). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

External publications[edit]

Whitehead, T.H. (1955). The western longmyndian rocks of the Shrewsbury district. Geological Magazine Vol. XCII pt/no 6 (1955) p. 465-470 (1955) ; p. 465-470.

Robertson, R.H.S. ; Whitehead, T.H. ; Scottish Council (Development and Industry). Mineral Resources Panel (1954). Report of the Mineral Resources Panel on serpentine and olivine-rock in Scotland. Edinburgh : Scottish Council (Development and Industry).

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/GL/Wt/2 Correspondence: letters to T.Eastwood, J.S.Flett, E.M.Guppy, G.H.Mitchell, J.Pringle, C.J...
GSM/GX/Z/459 Whitehead, T H