James Knox Allan

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James K. Allan, illuminated address on ritirement.

Timeline

Date Details
1892 Born
1947 Retired

Biographies and obituaries

Macgregor, M. Obituary - James Knox Allan (Chief Geologist to the National Coal Board). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London Pt. 1582 1960.

Publications

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications

Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Dinham, C.H. (1931). The economic geology of the Fife Coalfields, area 1: Dunfermline and west Fife, including Valleyfield, Blairhall, Oakley, Saline, Halbeath, Lassodie and Blairenbathie (with contributions from CH Dinham). (Mem Geol Surv Scotl (Econ); 40). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. (1934). The economic geology of the Fife Coalfields, area 2: Cowdenbeath and central Fife including Fordell, Lochgelly, Cadham and Kirkcaldy. (Mem Geol Surv Scotl (Econ); 40). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. (1931). Marine bands in the Limestone Coal Group of Fife. (Summ Prog Geol Surv G B Mus Pract Geol; 1930/2). London : HMSO.

Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. (1942). Water supply from underground sources of south-east Scotland (quarter-inch geological sheet 15), part 1: Well-catalogues for one-inch sheets 32 (Fife Portion), 40 (Fife AND Kinross) and 41 (Fife Portion). (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 28/1). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

MacGregor, A.G. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. (1942). Water supply from underground sources of south-east Scotland (quarter-inch geological sheet 15), part 2: Well-catalogue for one-inch sheet 32 (Lothians portion). (Wartime pamphlet (Geological Survey of Great Britain); 28/2). London : Geological Survey and Museum.

Maps

British Geological Survey ; Allan, J.K. ; Haldane, D. ; Phemister, J. ; Read, H.H. (1968). Northern Shetland. Drift Parts of sheets 129, 130 and 131. Drift ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Allan, J.K. ; Haldane, D. ; Phemister, J. ; Read, H.H. (1968). Northern Shetland. Solid Part of sheets 129, 130 and 131 solid. Solid ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Knox, J. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1964). Northern Skye. Drift Sheet 80 and parts of 81, 90 and 91. Drift ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Knox, J. ; Wilson, G.V. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. ; Allan, J.K. ; Lawrie, T.R.M. ; Woodward, H.B. (1964). Northern Skye. Solid Sheet 80 and parts of 81, 90 and 91. Solid ed. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 Geology Series. Scotland special sheet). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

Allan, J.K. Note on a 'want' proved in the Five Foot Seam in the Cowdenbeath district of Fife : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and Museum of Practical Geology for 1926, Appendix 4, p.120-122.

Allan, J.K. (1930). A recent boring at Burntisland in the lower oil-shale group : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey for 1929, part III; London, H.M.S.O., 1930; p42-43. (1930).

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Dinham, C.H. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1958). Sheet 40 drift Kinross. Drift ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1954). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. Solid ed. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959 repr.(2nd impr.) 1966). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Dinham, C.H. ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Knox, J. ; Lawrie, R.M. ; Tulloch, W. ; Martin, N. (1959 repr.(3rd impr.) 1968). Sheet 40 solid Kinross. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Chessington : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. (1975). Sheet 80W Dunvegan drift [superseded]. Drift ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

British Geological Survey ; Haldane, D. ; Allan, J.K. ; Robertson, T. ; Anderson, F.W. (1975). Sheet 80W Dunvegan solid [superseded]. Solid ed.. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Institute of Geological Sciences.

External publications

Allan, J.K. (1948). Geological aspect of planning and exploration in the coalfields : Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, 107(4), 1948, p203-223. (1948).