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Hull, E. ; De Rance, C.E. (1872). Explanation of horizontal sections, Sheet 63. (Geol Surv G B Explan Horiz Vert Sect). London : HMSO.
 
Hull, E. ; De Rance, C.E. (1872). Explanation of horizontal sections, Sheet 63. (Geol Surv G B Explan Horiz Vert Sect). London : HMSO.

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Charles Eugene De Rance

Timeline

Date Details
1847 Born November 22nd. Son of Colonel De Rance of the French National Guard, exiled from France 1848. Mother also French. Educated at King’s College School, London. Trained in engineering office of R.W. Mylune, F.R.S.
1868 Joined Geological Survey.
Field work mainly in Lancs. Cheshire and Flint
1898 Resigned from Survey but continued in private practice as consulting mining and water engineer at Blackpool.
1906 Died May 9th.
For many years Secretary of British Association Committees on circulation of underground water and on coast erosion.

Biographies and obituaries

Geikie, A. Obituary - Charles Eugene de Rance. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 63 p.lxii-lxiii. 1907

Geological Magazine (1906) p. 288.

Publications

Date Details
1869 Memoir: "Liverpool and Southport" (1869).
1872 Memoir: "Southport, Lytham and South Shore (1872).
1875 Memoirs: "Blackpool, Poulton and Fleetwood" (1875).
1877 Memoirs: "Superficial geology of country adjoining coasts of south-west Lancashire" (1877).
1890 Contributed to Memoir: "Flint" (1890).
1875 Contributed to Memoir: "Mallerstang" (1875).
1875 Contributed to Memoir: "Burnley Coalfield" (1875).
Book: "Water supply of England and Wales".
Papers: On Gault of Folkestone.
Cretaceous of south-west England.
Glaciation of south-west England.
Cave deposits.

From the BGS Library catalogue:

Hull, E. ; De Rance, C.E. (1872). Explanation of horizontal sections, Sheet 63. (Geol Surv G B Explan Horiz Vert Sect). London : HMSO.

De Rance, C.E. The Geological Survey of Cheshire. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 20(3) 1888 p.76-78.

Hull, E. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Tiddeman, R.H. ; Ward, J.C. ; De Rance, C.E. ; Gunn, W. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1875). The geology of the Burnley Coalfield and of the country around Clitheroe, Blackburn, Preston, Chorley, Hashingden and Todmorde : (Quarter sheets 88NW,89NE,89NW and 92SW of the 1-inch geological maps. (Coalfield Mem Geol Surv Eng Wales). London : HMSO.

De Rance, C.E. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1875). The geology of the country around Blackpool, Poulton, and Fleetwood (...quarter sheet 91SW...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

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.

De Rance, C.E. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1872). The geology of the country around Southport, Lytham, and South Shore (...Quarter sheet 90NE...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

De Rance, C.E. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1869). The geology of the country between Liverpool and Southport and explanation of geological map, 90SE Mem Geol Surv Engl Wales (Sheet) (London). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Strahan, A. ; De Rance, C.E. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1890). The geology of the neighbourhoods of Flint, Mold, and Ruthin (Quarter-sheet 79SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Brockbank, W. ; De Rance, C.E. (1891). Notes on the geological section exposed in the Railway cutting from Levenshulme to Fallowfield. Part I : Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosphical Society Vol. 4 (1891) p. 1-19. (1891) ; p. 1-19.

Brockbank, W. ; De Rance, C.E. (1891). Notes on the geological section exposed in the Railway cutting from Levenshulme to Fallowfield. Part II : Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosphical Society Vol. 4 (1891) p. 1-14. (1891) ; p. 1-14.

De Rance, C.E. ; Manchester Geological Society (1878). On the palaeozoic and secondary rocks of England, as a source of water-supply, for towns and districts. Manchester : Manchester Geological Society.

De Rance, C.E. (1890). Report of Mr. Chas. E. de Rance on the water of the Winwick area. Warrington : J. Walker.

De Rance, C.E. ; Kendall, P.F. ; Gray, R.B.M.. ; Griffith, P. (1903). Reports on the water supply. Selby : Selby Urban District Council.

De Rance, C.E. (1877). The superficial geology of the country adjoining the coasts of southwest Lancashire, comprised in sheet 90, quarter-sheet 91SW, parts of 89NW and SW, 79NE and 91SE of the 1-inch geological survey of England and Wales. (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB). London : HMSO.

De Rance, C.E. (1882). The water supply of England and Wales : its geology, underground circulation, surface distribution, and statistics. London : Stanford.

BGS archives

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/483,539,552 C E De Rance: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/GL/Av/2 Correspondence: letters sent to E.Best, F.Rutley, de Rance, Peach and A.C.Ramsey.
GSM/GL/Dr Charles Eugene de Rance Charles de Rance was born in France in 1847 but moved to England in 1848. de Rance joined the...
GSM/GL/Dr/10 Correspondence with other geologists inc. G.England, J.W.Gray, E.T.Newton, Teall and W.Topley...
GSM/GL/Dr/13 Notebook: Heywood, Blackpool. Sections, sketches, borings, plans of Blackpool south shore. de Rance and J Dingle
GSM/GL/Dr/22 Notebook: Wigan coalfield, boreholes. de Rance and P F Kendall