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British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Geology ; Etheridge, R. ; Carpenter, P.H. (1886). Catalague of Blastoidea in the geological department of the British museum (Natural history) : with an account of the morphology and systematic position of the group, and a revision of the genera and species. (Shelf 446-A). London : Printed by order of the Trustees.
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Etheridge, R. (1878). A catalogue of Australian fossils (including Tasmania and the island of Timor) stratigraphically and zoologically arranged. Cambridge, Eng. : Cambridge University Press.
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Huxley, T.H. ; Etheridge, R. ; Geological Museum (1865). A catalogue of the collection of fossils in the Museum of Practical Geology. London : HMSO.
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Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1882). Catalogue of works, papers, and maps on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, &c., &c., of the Australian continent and Tasmania : N: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales; Thomas Richards 1882.
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In: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales. Sydney, N.S.W. : Thomas Richards.
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Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1881). Catalogue of works, papers,reports and maps, on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, mining and metallurgy etc. of the Australian continent and Tasmania. (1881).
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Geikie, A. ; Geikie, J. ; Etheridge, R. (1869). Explanation of sheet 7: Ayrshire: South-western district (fossil lists by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Geikie, A. ; Horne, J. ; Skae, H.M. ; Etheridge, R. (1877). Explanation of sheet 9: Kirkcudbright (north-east part) and Dumfriesshire (south-west part) (fossil lists by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Peach, B.N. ; Jack, R.L. ; Skae, H.M. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. ; Horne, J. (1871). Explanation of sheet 15: Dumfriesshire (north-west part); Lanarkshire (south part); Ayrshire (south-east part) (list of fossils by R Etheridge). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Geikie, A. ; Geikie, J. ; Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1872). Explanation of sheet 22: Ayrshire (north part) with parts of Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Geikie, J. ; Peach, B.N. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. (1873). Explanation of sheet 23: Lanarkshire: Central districts (lists of fossils by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Geikie, J. ; Peach, B.N. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain. Scotland (1879). Explanation of sheet 31: Stirling (southern part), Lanarkshire (northern part), Linlithgowshire (western borders). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland); 31). Edinburgh : HMSO.
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Etheridge, R. (1888). Fossils of the British Islands stratigraphically and zoologically arranged. Vol.1: Pal?ozoic comprising the Cambrian, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian species, with supplementary appendix brought down to the end of 1886. Oxford : Clarendon Press.
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Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1892). The geology and palaeontology of Queensland and New Guinea. Brisbane : James Charles Beal.
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Ramsay, A.C. ; Salter, J.W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1881). The geology of North Wales. 2nd ed.. (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB; 3). London : HMSO.
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Aveline, W.T. ; Howell, H.H. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1860). The geology of part of Leicestershire (...quarter sheet No 63SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Aveline, W.T. ; Trench, R. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1860). The geology of part of Northamptonshire (quarter-sheet No 53SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Bristow, H.W. ; Whitaker, W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1862). The geology of parts of Berkshire and Hampshire, (Sheet 12). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Aveline, W.T. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1861). The geology of parts of Northamptonshire and Warwickshire (Sheet No 53NE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Hull, E. ; Whitaker, W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1861). The geology of parts of Oxfordshire and Berkshire, (Sheet 13). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Ramsay, A.C. ; Aveline, W.T. ; Hull, E. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1858). The geology of parts of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, (sheet 34). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Sawkins, J.G. ; Wall, G.P. ; Etheridge, R. ; Barrett, L. ; Lennox, A. ; Brown, C.B. (1869). Reports on the geology of Jamaica, or, Part II of the West Indian survey. (Memoirs of the Geological Survey, [District memoirs: colonies]) (Memoirs of the Geological Survey District memoirs : colonies; 52). London : Longmans, Green, for H.M.S.O..
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Johnston, R.M. ; Etheridge, R. (1888). Systematic account of the geology of Tasmania. Hobart, TAS : W.T. Strutt, government printer.
  
 
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Robert Etheridge (Senior)

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Date Details
1846 Born May 23rd, son of Robert Etheridge, Geologist.
1819 Born December 3rd at Ross, Herefordshire. Educated at private school in Ross. Became tutor at a school in Bristol, then entered business. Met W. Sanders, geologist, and S. Stutchbury, Curator of Museum of Natural History at Bristol.
1850-1857 Succeeded Stutchbury as Curator. Also became lecturer on Botany in Bristol Medical School.
1846 Took up geological work in Australia in first Geological Survey of Victoria under A.R.C. Selwyn. Survey disbanded and Etheridge returned home.
1871 Appointed Palaeontologist to Geological Survey of Scotland (his father being Palaeontologist to English Survey).
1854 F.G.S.
1878 Resigned. Appointed Assistant Naturalist, British Museum, on removal of collections to South Kensington.
1855 F.R.S.E.
1857 Appointed Assistant Naturalist under Huxley at Jermyn Street to catalogue and describe Mesozoic and Cainozoic fossils.
Prepared catalogue of Blastoidea with help of P.H. Carpenter.
Report on Thames mud and water printed.
Compiled bibliography of Australian Geology.
1863 Succeeded J.W. Salter as Palaeontologist.
Studied fossils sent from Queensland by R. Logan Jack.
1887 Returned to Australia as Palaeontologist to Geological Survey of New South Wales and to Australian Museum, Sydney. Worked there for last 33 years of his life.
1865 “Catalogue of Fossils in Museum of Practical Geology”.
1892 Produced joint work with Jack on “The Geology and Palaeontology of Queensland and New Guinea”.
1867 Paper to Geological Society on “Physical structure of N. Devon and palaeontological value of Devonian fossils”. (defence of unity of Devonian system).
1868 Report on Somerset Coalfield to “Royal Commission on Coal”.
1895 Became Director of Australian Museum.
1871 F.R.S.
Initiated “Records of the Geological Survey”; founded new Library; published important memoirs on fossils of older rocks; founded “Records of the Australian Museum”; introduced popular science lectures and demonstrations.
1880 Murchison Medal.
1895 Received Clarke Memorial Medal from Royal Society of New South Wales
1881-1882 President of Geological Society. Addresses on analysis and distribution of British Palaeozoic and Jurassic fossils.
1911 Received Muller Memorial Medal from the Australian Association for the Advancement of Science.
1920 Died January 4th at Colo Vale, near Sydney.
Resigned from Geological Survey.
Appointed Assistant Keeper in British Museum Geology Department.
1885 “Stratigraphical geology and palaeontology” published.
1888 “Fossils of the British Islands, stratigraphically and zoologically arranged” (1st volume on Palaeozoics published).
1891 Retired. Consulting Geologist to Dover Coal Boring.
1896 Bolitho Medal from Royal Geological Society of Cornwall
1897 Paper on “The Kent Coalfield” to engineering conferences.
1903 Died.

Biographies and obituaries

Obituary - Robert Etheridge, F.R.S., L.& E., F.G.S. Born 3rd December 1819, died 18th December 1903. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 1 p.42-48. 1904

Obituary - Robert Etheridge (1847 - 1920). Geologists Magazine. Whole Series. v. 57 p.239-240. 1920

Lamplugh, G.W. Obituary - Robert Etheridge (son of a former President). [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 76 p.lix-lx. 1920

Geikie, A. Obituary - Robert Etheridge. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 60 p.lxviii-lxxi. 1904

Proceedings Royal Society LXXV (1905) p. 258.

Robert Etheridge — Wikipedia article

Etheridge, Robert Encyclopedia Britannica 1911 article on Wikisource

Publications

Date Details
1904 List of works and Memoirs: Geological Magazine (1904) pp 46-48.
1872 Fossil lists in Memoir: North Ayrshire (1872).
1873 Fossil lists in Memoir: Central Lanark (1873).
1879 Fossil lists in Memoir: Airdrie etc. (1879).
1877 Fossil lists in Memoir: Dumfries (1877).

List from the BGS Library catalogue British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Geology ; Etheridge, R. ; Carpenter, P.H. (1886). Catalague of Blastoidea in the geological department of the British museum (Natural history) : with an account of the morphology and systematic position of the group, and a revision of the genera and species. (Shelf 446-A). London : Printed by order of the Trustees.

Etheridge, R. (1878). A catalogue of Australian fossils (including Tasmania and the island of Timor) stratigraphically and zoologically arranged. Cambridge, Eng. : Cambridge University Press.

Huxley, T.H. ; Etheridge, R. ; Geological Museum (1865). A catalogue of the collection of fossils in the Museum of Practical Geology. London : HMSO.

Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1882). Catalogue of works, papers, and maps on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, &c., &c., of the Australian continent and Tasmania : N: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales; Thomas Richards 1882. In: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales. Sydney, N.S.W. : Thomas Richards.

Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1881). Catalogue of works, papers,reports and maps, on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, mining and metallurgy etc. of the Australian continent and Tasmania. (1881).

Geikie, A. ; Geikie, J. ; Etheridge, R. (1869). Explanation of sheet 7: Ayrshire: South-western district (fossil lists by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Geikie, A. ; Horne, J. ; Skae, H.M. ; Etheridge, R. (1877). Explanation of sheet 9: Kirkcudbright (north-east part) and Dumfriesshire (south-west part) (fossil lists by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Peach, B.N. ; Jack, R.L. ; Skae, H.M. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. ; Horne, J. (1871). Explanation of sheet 15: Dumfriesshire (north-west part); Lanarkshire (south part); Ayrshire (south-east part) (list of fossils by R Etheridge). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Geikie, A. ; Geikie, J. ; Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1872). Explanation of sheet 22: Ayrshire (north part) with parts of Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Geikie, J. ; Peach, B.N. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. (1873). Explanation of sheet 23: Lanarkshire: Central districts (lists of fossils by R Etheridge) Mem Geol Surv G B (Scotl) (Sheet) (Edinburgh). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Geikie, J. ; Peach, B.N. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain. Scotland (1879). Explanation of sheet 31: Stirling (southern part), Lanarkshire (northern part), Linlithgowshire (western borders). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland); 31). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Etheridge, R. (1888). Fossils of the British Islands stratigraphically and zoologically arranged. Vol.1: Pal?ozoic comprising the Cambrian, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian species, with supplementary appendix brought down to the end of 1886. Oxford : Clarendon Press.

Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1892). The geology and palaeontology of Queensland and New Guinea. Brisbane : James Charles Beal.

Ramsay, A.C. ; Salter, J.W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1881). The geology of North Wales. 2nd ed.. (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB; 3). London : HMSO.

Aveline, W.T. ; Howell, H.H. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1860). The geology of part of Leicestershire (...quarter sheet No 63SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Aveline, W.T. ; Trench, R. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1860). The geology of part of Northamptonshire (quarter-sheet No 53SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Bristow, H.W. ; Whitaker, W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1862). The geology of parts of Berkshire and Hampshire, (Sheet 12). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Aveline, W.T. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1861). The geology of parts of Northamptonshire and Warwickshire (Sheet No 53NE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Hull, E. ; Whitaker, W. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1861). The geology of parts of Oxfordshire and Berkshire, (Sheet 13). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Ramsay, A.C. ; Aveline, W.T. ; Hull, E. ; Etheridge, R. ; Museum of Practical Geology (1858). The geology of parts of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, (sheet 34). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Sawkins, J.G. ; Wall, G.P. ; Etheridge, R. ; Barrett, L. ; Lennox, A. ; Brown, C.B. (1869). Reports on the geology of Jamaica, or, Part II of the West Indian survey. (Memoirs of the Geological Survey, [District memoirs: colonies]) (Memoirs of the Geological Survey District memoirs : colonies; 52). London : Longmans, Green, for H.M.S.O..

Johnston, R.M. ; Etheridge, R. (1888). Systematic account of the geology of Tasmania. Hobart, TAS : W.T. Strutt, government printer.

BGS archives

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/6/415 R Etheridge: Minute of appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/260 R Etheridge: Minute of promotion.
GSM/DC/A/C/17/74 R Etheridge: Memorandum on the distribution of duplicates
GSM/DC/A/C/17/158 R Etheridge: Minute on his duties and pay
GSM/DC/A/C/24/113 R Etheridge: Letter on Arctic fossils.
GSM/DC/A/C/25/92-97 R Etheridge: Letters about his resignation and removal to the British Museum.
GSM/DC/A/C/25/93 E A Bond: Letter on the transfer of R. Etheridge.
GSM/DC/A/C/25/93-97 R Etheridge: Letter on his transfer.
GSM/GL/Et Robert Etheridge (Snr) Botanist. joined the Survey in 1857 and left in 1881 to join the British Museum (NH).
GSM/GX/Hm/1 Copy of "Devonian Rocks and Fossils" by Robert Etheridge (Snr) The proper title of this is "On the physical structure of West Somerset and North Devon, and on...