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Marr, J. [https://www.nature.com/articles/099326b0 Prof. T. Mckenny Hughes, F.R.S.] Nature 99, 326–327 (1917).
 
Marr, J. [https://www.nature.com/articles/099326b0 Prof. T. Mckenny Hughes, F.R.S.] Nature 99, 326–327 (1917).
  
[https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Geoscientist/Archive/March-2018/Thomas-McKenny-Hughes-a-hundred-years-ago Thomas McKenny Hughes - a hundred years ago] Geoscientist online.
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[https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Geoscientist/Archive/March-2018/Thomas-McKenny-Hughes-a-hundred-years-ago Thomas McKenny Hughes - a hundred years ago] Geoscientist online. (illustrated and portraits)
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Fawcett, Jane. Hughes, Thomas McKenny (1832–1917) Dictionary of National Biography. https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37580
  
 
== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
 
List of papers : Geological Magazine (1906) p.10-13
 
List of papers : Geological Magazine (1906) p.10-13
  
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'''Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue'''
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=== Survey publications ===
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Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1872). The geology of the country around Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness, and Tebay (...Quarter-sheet 98NE). 1st ed.. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Whitaker, W. ; Bristow, H.W. ; Hughes, T.M. (1872). The geology of the London Basin : part 1 The chalk and Eocene Beds of the southern and western tracts. (Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and the Museum of Practical Geology in London; 4/1). London : HMSO.
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=== Maps ===
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Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Tiddeman, R.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1872). The geology of the neighbourhood of Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal (quarter-sheet 98SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Strahan, A. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1888). The geology of the country around Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness, and Tebay (...Quarter-sheet 98NE). 2nd ed.. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.
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=== External publications ===
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Hughes, T.M. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. The gnarled series of Amlwch and Holyhead : [abstract] : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1881 (51st), 1882, Transactions Section C p.644.
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Hughes, T.M. (1916). The gravels of East Anglia. Cambridge, Eng. : Cambridge University Press.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part I Physical geography, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society 14(2) 1901 p.125-150.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part II Stratigraphy, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society 14(3) 1902 p.323-343.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part III Stratigraphy continued, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 15(3) 1905 p.351-371.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part IV Stratigraphy and palaeontology of the Silurian, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(1) 1906 p.45-74.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part V Devonian and Carboniferous, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(2) 1907 p.177-198.
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Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part VI The Carboniferous rocks, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(3) 1908 p.253-320.
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Clark, J.W. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Sedgwick, A. (1890). The life and letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick. Cambridge, Eng. : University Press.
  
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Hughes, T.M. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. The Lower Cambrian of Anglesey : [abstract] : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1881 (51st), 1882, Transactions Section C p.643-644.
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Hughes, T.M. Notes on the geology of the Vale of Clwyd : Proceedings of the Chester Society of Natural Science (III) 1884 p6-37.
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Hughes, T.M. Observations on the Silurian rocks of North Wales : Proceedings of the Chester Society of Natural Science 4 1894 p141-160.
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Hughes, T.M. On the ancient beach and boulders near Braunton and Croyde, in N. Devon : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 43(4) 1887 p.657-670.
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Hughes, T.M. On the geology of Anglesey : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 36(2) 1880 p.237-240.
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Hughes, T.M. On the geology of Anglesey No.2 : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 38(1) 1882 p.16-28.
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International Geological Congress ; Woodward, H.B. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Topley, W. ; Jukes-Browne, A.J. Reports of the British Sub-committees on Classification and Nomenclature (2nd ed). Compte rendu de la 4me Congres Geologique International, Londres, 1888. London: [The Congress] Appendix B.
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Hughes, T.M. ; Hughes, M.C. (1909). Cambridgeshire. (Cambridge County Geographies). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
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Hughes, T.M. Excursion to Bangor, Snowdon, Holyhead, etc. : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 8(3) 1883 p.195-207.
  
 
== BGS archives ==
 
== BGS archives ==
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! Ref No !! Title !! Description
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| BCRA/201W/A/11 || Pontnewydd Cave, nr Cefn. || Original report and note
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| BCRA/203Y/G/7 || Ingleborough (Clapham) Cave. || Pasted up copy of Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club Journal 2(5), inc. letters from T McKenny Hughes et al.
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| BCRA/203Y/G/12 || Ingleborough (Clapham) Cave. || Pasted-up copy of printed paper
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| BCRA/203Y/G/24 || Clapham Village, Yorkshire || Programme for Field Meeting/Excursion 10/11 June 1898, YGPS, led by Prof. T McKenny Hughes
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| BGS/E/X/1/7 || Alina Hughes and Henry Mein Partnership: "The Earth Gardens" ||
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| BGS/GL/Hu || R A Hughes ||
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| GSM/DC/A/C/7/132 || T McK Hughes: Letter on his appointment. ||
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| GSM/DC/A/C/7/451,456-458,461 || T McK Hughes: Letter on his promotion. ||
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| GSM/DC/A/C/7/502 || R I Murchison: Memoranda. A paper by T. Mck. Hughes. ||
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| GSM/DC/A/C/7/502 || T McK Hughes: Memorandum by Murchison on one of his papers. ||
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| GSM/GL/Wh/3 || Notes on the geology of the country around Chatham and Faversham for one inch sheets 272 and 273... ||
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| GSM/GX/Z/105 || Hughes, C J ||
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1832 Born at Aberystwyth. Son of Bishop of St. Asaph, brother of Bishop of Llandaff, grandson of Sir Thomas McKenny, Bart. Educated at Leamington and Llandovery Colleges and Trinity College, Cambridge (1853-7). Associate of Ray Club, and attended Sedgwicks’ le
1860 Appointed Secretary to C.T. Newton, Consul in Rome.
1861 Acting Consul in Rome.
Invitation from Murchison to join Geological Survey. Appointed Assistant Geologist. Work, mapping of chalk and limestone, Eocene in the Medway Valley and near Faversham and Sittingbourne. Results published in Whitaker’s Memoir on London Basin (1872).
1862 Elected F.G.S.
1865-1866 Work near Hertford and St. Albans. Described drift-gravels of “Lower Plain” and “Higher Plain”
1866 Transferred to Lake District (Aveline and Sedgwick).
1867 Published views in Silurian supporting Sedgwick’s (Geol. Magazine).
Results of field work in memoirs on “Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal”(with Aveline and Tiddeman)(1872) and “Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness and Tebay” (with Aveline)(1872).
M.A. degree.
Promoted to Geologist.
1873 Elected to Chair of Geology at Cambridge on death of Sedgwick.
1875 Elected President of Chester Society of Natural Science.
Also President of Kendal Literary and Scientific Society.
Continued field work chiefly in Wales.
1889 Elected F.R.S.
1890 “Life and Letters of Sedgwick” 2 volumes. (Clark and Hughes)
1891 Lyell Medal.
1904 Sedgwick Mueum opened.
1917 Died June 9th.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Obituary - Thomas McKenny Hughes. Born in 1832, died 9th June 1917. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 29 p.108-108. 1918.

Obituary - Thomas McKenny Hughes, M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge; Professorial Fellow of Clare College, Woodwardian Professor of Geology; F.R.S., F.S.A., F.G.S., Chev.Ord.SS.Maur. Et Lazar.Ital; Corr.Memb.Soc.Geol.Belg.Soc.France, Germany, Italy, etc. G.

Obituary - Thomas McKenny Hughes (1832-1917). Mineralogical Magazine. v. 18 p.396. 1919.

Harker, A. Obituary - Thomas McKenny Hughes. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 74 p.lii-liv. 1918.

Geology of Yorkshire, Kendall and Wroot p. 3.

Geological Magazine (1906) p. 1.

Thomas McKenny Hughes — Wikipedia article.

Hughes, Thomas McKenny 1832 - 1917), geologist Dictionary of Welsh Biography.

Marr, J. Prof. T. Mckenny Hughes, F.R.S. Nature 99, 326–327 (1917).

Thomas McKenny Hughes - a hundred years ago Geoscientist online. (illustrated and portraits)

Fawcett, Jane. Hughes, Thomas McKenny (1832–1917) Dictionary of National Biography. https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37580

Publications[edit]

List of papers : Geological Magazine (1906) p.10-13

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1872). The geology of the country around Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness, and Tebay (...Quarter-sheet 98NE). 1st ed.. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Whitaker, W. ; Bristow, H.W. ; Hughes, T.M. (1872). The geology of the London Basin : part 1 The chalk and Eocene Beds of the southern and western tracts. (Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and the Museum of Practical Geology in London; 4/1). London : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Tiddeman, R.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1872). The geology of the neighbourhood of Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal (quarter-sheet 98SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Aveline, W.T. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Strahan, A. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1888). The geology of the country around Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness, and Tebay (...Quarter-sheet 98NE). 2nd ed.. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

External publications[edit]

Hughes, T.M. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. The gnarled series of Amlwch and Holyhead : [abstract] : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1881 (51st), 1882, Transactions Section C p.644.

Hughes, T.M. (1916). The gravels of East Anglia. Cambridge, Eng. : Cambridge University Press.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part I Physical geography, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society 14(2) 1901 p.125-150.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part II Stratigraphy, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society 14(3) 1902 p.323-343.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part III Stratigraphy continued, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 15(3) 1905 p.351-371.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part IV Stratigraphy and palaeontology of the Silurian, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(1) 1906 p.45-74.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part V Devonian and Carboniferous, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(2) 1907 p.177-198.

Hughes, T.M. Ingleborough : Part VI The Carboniferous rocks, Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 16(3) 1908 p.253-320.

Clark, J.W. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Sedgwick, A. (1890). The life and letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick. Cambridge, Eng. : University Press.

Hughes, T.M. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. The Lower Cambrian of Anglesey : [abstract] : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1881 (51st), 1882, Transactions Section C p.643-644.

Hughes, T.M. Notes on the geology of the Vale of Clwyd : Proceedings of the Chester Society of Natural Science (III) 1884 p6-37.

Hughes, T.M. Observations on the Silurian rocks of North Wales : Proceedings of the Chester Society of Natural Science 4 1894 p141-160.

Hughes, T.M. On the ancient beach and boulders near Braunton and Croyde, in N. Devon : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 43(4) 1887 p.657-670.

Hughes, T.M. On the geology of Anglesey : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 36(2) 1880 p.237-240.

Hughes, T.M. On the geology of Anglesey No.2 : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 38(1) 1882 p.16-28.

International Geological Congress ; Woodward, H.B. ; Hughes, T.M. ; Topley, W. ; Jukes-Browne, A.J. Reports of the British Sub-committees on Classification and Nomenclature (2nd ed). Compte rendu de la 4me Congres Geologique International, Londres, 1888. London: [The Congress] Appendix B.

Hughes, T.M. ; Hughes, M.C. (1909). Cambridgeshire. (Cambridge County Geographies). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

Hughes, T.M. Excursion to Bangor, Snowdon, Holyhead, etc. : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 8(3) 1883 p.195-207.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
BCRA/201W/A/11 Pontnewydd Cave, nr Cefn. Original report and note
BCRA/203Y/G/7 Ingleborough (Clapham) Cave. Pasted up copy of Yorkshire Ramblers’ Club Journal 2(5), inc. letters from T McKenny Hughes et al.
BCRA/203Y/G/12 Ingleborough (Clapham) Cave. Pasted-up copy of printed paper
BCRA/203Y/G/24 Clapham Village, Yorkshire Programme for Field Meeting/Excursion 10/11 June 1898, YGPS, led by Prof. T McKenny Hughes
BGS/E/X/1/7 Alina Hughes and Henry Mein Partnership: "The Earth Gardens"
BGS/GL/Hu R A Hughes
GSM/DC/A/C/7/132 T McK Hughes: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/451,456-458,461 T McK Hughes: Letter on his promotion.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/502 R I Murchison: Memoranda. A paper by T. Mck. Hughes.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/502 T McK Hughes: Memorandum by Murchison on one of his papers.
GSM/GL/Wh/3 Notes on the geology of the country around Chatham and Faversham for one inch sheets 272 and 273...
GSM/GX/Z/105 Hughes, C J

Other archives[edit]

The Papers of Professor Thomas McKenny Hughes Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Thomas McKenny Hughes: Personal and family papers Cambridge University Library