Frederick Charles Bishopp

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Date Details
1862 Joined Survey 26th August.
(Assistant Surveyor. Assoc. Royal School Mines) (Annual Report for 1863 p. 196.) "Professor Ramsay has during the year inspected all the areas surveyed, and laments the loss by death of one of the assistant surveyors, Mr. Bishopp, an associate of the Royal School of Mines."
1863 Died 4th August.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

"Frederic Charles Bishopp(?-1863) was appointed Assistant Geologist in 1862, but died in the following year. Bristow described him as a 'young man who in his short period of service gave great promise as a practical geologist' (Topley, 1873, vii)" From: William Topley and 'The Geology of the Weald' J.F. Kircaldy. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. Volume 86, Issue 4, 1975, Pages 372-388. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-7878(75)80056-3

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/177 F C Bishopp: Exhibition mentioned by R I Murchison.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/219,223 F C Bishopp: Minutes of appointment.