Henry Moubray Cadell J.P., D.L., B.Sc., F.R.S.E., F.S.A.Scot., V.D.
|1860||Born May 30th, son of H. Cadell of Grange, Linlithgow. Educated at Edinburgh University and Germany (studied mining geology at Clausthal Royal Mining Academy).|
|1883||Joined Geological Survey.|
|1884||Went to the Highlands.|
|1888||Retired from Survey on succeeding to family estate.|
|1890||Entered County Council of Linlithgow. (Retired as Convener in 1929.)|
|1924||Took active part in Volunteer movement, serving for 24 years. Retired 1906 with rank of Lieut. Colonel and Hon. Colonel V.D., commanding 4th Division, Royal Engineer Volunteers.|
|1932||Hon. Degree of LL.D. from University of Edinburgh.|
|1934||Died May 10th.|
|Cadell Mountains in Spitzbergen named in his honour.|
Biographies and obituaries
Richardson, Ralph Obituary Notice of Mr. Henry Cadell of Grange, formerly Vice-President of the Society. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society. v. 5 p.502-506.
MacGregor, M. Obituary notice of Dr. H.M. Cadell. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society. v. 13 p.332-339. 1936
[Several obituaries including photographs held with the ms.]
Who’s Who (1929).
Story of the Forth (1913).
Geology of the Scenery of Sutherland.
Geology of the Oil Shales of the Lothians.
|GSM/GL/Cd||H.M.Cadell||Joined the Survey in 1883 — Obituary file|
|GSM/GL/Cd/3||Bore books and mining notebooks of H.M.Cadell.|
|GSM/GL/Cd/5||Letter from Cadell to D.Haldane regarding supposed buried gorge in the Forth Valley at Kincardine|
|GSM/GL/Cd/8||Copy of "The Oilshale-Fields of the Lothians"||This is Cadell's copy of his own book and contains annotations.|