William Fancourt Mitchell

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Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1845 Born November 24th.
1875 Joined Survey as temporary Assistant Geologist (Working in County Mayo).
1890 Retired (on reduction of staff).

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

William Fancourt Mitchell (abt. 1850 - abt. 1920) Wikitree entry

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Egan, F.W. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; Baily, W.H. (1888). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 24 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland, comprising portions of the Counties Donegal and Tyrone (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily) Mem Geol Surv Irel (Sheet) (Dublin). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Mitchell, W.F. (1879). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 62 and the northern portion of sheet 73 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland). Dublin : HMSO.

Mitchell, W.F. (1884). Explanatory memoir to accompany sheet 129 of the maps of the Geological Survey of Ireland illustrating the district of Baltinglass and Dunlavin in the county of Wicklow 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.

Hull, E. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; Baily, W.H. ; Hyland, J.S. (1891). Explanatory memoir to accompany the maps of south-west Donegal, sheets 22,23,30 and 31 (in part) of the Geological Survey of Ireland (with palaeontological notes by WH Baily and petrographical notes by JS Hyland). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Ireland; 22-). Dublin : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Egan, F.W. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1889). Sheet 3 Tory Island. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kilroe, J.R. ; McHenry, A. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1890). Sheet 15 Dunglow. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kinahan, G.H. ; McHenry, A. ; Egan, F.W. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1890). Sheet 16 Letterkenny. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1890). Sheet 22 Glen Bay. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Mitchell, W.F. ; Symes, R.G. ; Kilroe, J.R. (1889). Sheet 23 Glenties. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Egan, F.W. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; McHenry, A. (1887, rev. 1891). Sheet 24 Donegal. Rev. ed. / Archaean Rocks inserted. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Egan, F.W. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; Kilroe, J.R. (1887). Sheet 24 Donegal. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Mitchell, W.F. (1890). Sheet 30 Kilcar. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; McHenry, A. (1888 rev. 1890). Sheet 31 Ballyshannon. Rev, ed. / Metamorphic rocks west of Ballyshannon revised. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1888). Sheet 31 Ballyshannon. (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. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; McHenry, A. (1885, rev. 1890). Sheet 32 Pettigoe. Rev, ed. / Metamorphic Rocks revised. (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. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1885). Sheet 32 Pettigoe. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Mitchell, W.F. ; McHenry, A. (1878). Sheet 62 Achill Island. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Cruise, R.J. ; Symes, R.G. ; Wilkinson, S.B.N. ; Kilroe, J.R. ; Mitchell, W.F. ; McHenry, A. (1879). Sheet 63. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Symes, R.G. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1879). Sheet 73 Clare Island. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Foot, F.J. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1860, rev 1882). Sheet 131 Mullagh. Rev. ed.. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Foot, F.J. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1860, rev 1882). Sheet 132 Ennis. Rev. ed.. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Foot, F.J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1859, rev. 1881). Sheet 141 Kilrush. Rev. ed.. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

Geological Survey of Ireland ; Foot, F.J. ; Cruise, R.J. ; Mitchell, W.F. (1859). Sheet 141 Kilrush. .. (Geological Survey of Ireland one inch [geological map series], 1:63 360). Dublin : Geological Survey of Ireland.

William Fancourt Mitchell[edit]

Born 1845. Royal College of Science for Ireland. Apprentice at Vulcan Foundary, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire. Appointed Temporary Assistant Geologist (Ireland) 1875, retired 1890. Worked in Valuation Office and as tutor of geology. Died?