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Thomas Vincent Holmes. BGS Image number P575826

Timeline[edit]

Date Details
1840 Born May 18th.
1868 Joined Geological Survey. Worked in Carlisle district. Memoir – “Carlisle” (1899). Took part in mapping of Yorkshire Coalfield with A.H. Green.
Contributed to memoir on Yorkshire Coalfield (1878). Later in south-east Counties (recorded new exposures).
1879 Resigned from Survey.
1879 Contributed papers to Geologists Association and Essex Field Club; also Transactions of the Cumberland Association and Essex Naturalist.
1886-1888 President of Essex Field Club
1916 Last association with Survey. Large share in compilation of Memoir “On Thicknesses of Strata” (1916).
1923 Died January 24th.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Obituary - T. Vincent Holmes. Born 1841, died 24th January 1923. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 35 p.155-156. 1924

Seward, A.C. Obituary - Thomas Vincent Holmes, born 1843, died 1922. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 79 p.lix-lx. 1923

Mr. T. V. Holmes. Nature 111, 229 (1923). https://doi.org/10.1038/111229b0

Publications[edit]

Survey publications[edit]

Holmes, T.V. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1899). The geology of the country around Carlisle (...sheet 107). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Holmes, T.V. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1899). The geology of the country around Carlisle : explanation of sheets 16 & 17 with parts of 12, 18, 22 & 23. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (England & Wales) - New Series; 016 & 017). London : HMSO.

Green, A.H. ; Russell, R. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Ward, J.C. ; Fox-Strangways, C.E. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Holmes, T.V. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1878). The geology of the Yorkshire Coalfield. (Coalfield Mem Geol Surv Eng Wales). London : HMSO.

Strahan, A. ; Holmes, T.V. ; Dewey, H. ; Cunnington, C.H. ; King, W.B.R. ; Simmons, W.C. ; Wray, D.A. (1916). On the thicknesses of strata in the counties of England and Wales exclusive of rocks older than the Permian. (Memoir (District) Geological Survey of GB). London : HMSO.

External publications[edit]

British Geological Survey ; Holmes, T.V. (1925). Sheet 11 Longtown drift. Drift edition. (British Geological Survey 1:50 000 series. England and Wales edit). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey. Freire-Marreco, A. ; Hill, A. ; Moffitt, R. ; Jervis, W.P. ; Galloway, W. ; De Rance, C.E. ; Ward, J.C. ; Burder, G.F. ; Gardiner, E.J.L. ; Fryer, A.C. ; MacCulloch, J. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Davy, J. ; Schneider, H.W. ; Durden, E.H. ; Thorp, W. ; Sorby, H.C. ; Watson, J. ; Hunt, R. ; Wright, T. ; Sopwith, T. ; Richardson, T. ; Daglish, J. ; Forster, G.B. ; Bell, I.L. ; Spencer, T. ; Robinson, H. ; Curry, J. ; Maw, G. ; Brigg, J. ; Gulland, J.K. ; Kendall, J.D. ; Aitken, J. ; Collins, J.H. ; Barrow, G. ; Topley, W. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Andre, G.G. ; Foster, C.L.N. ; Halse, E. ; Holmes, T.V. ; Ashburner, C.A. ; Browett, A. ; Hull, E. ; Brierley, J. ; Wallis, A.M. ; Bedson, P.P. ; Shaw, J.L. ; Fream, W. ; Topley, W. (1855-1894). England and Wales : economic. (Survey pamphlet; 17).

Holmes, T.V. Essex : Geology in the field; the jubilee volume of the Geologists' Association (1858-1908), edited by H.W.Monckton and R.S.Herries: London, Edward Stanford, 1910; p51-85.

Holmes, T.V. ; Cole, W. ; Newton, E.T. ; Rudler, F.W. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Spurrell, F.C.J. The Essex deneholes : being report of the denehole exploration at Hangman's Wood, Grays, in 1884 and 1887 : Essex Naturalist XII 1887 p225-280 maps.

Geologists' Association ; Holmes, T.V. ; Sherborn, C.D. (1891). A record of excursions made between 1860 and 1890. London : Edward Stanford.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/483,539 T V Holmes: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/2 T V Holmes: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/24/281 T V Holmes: Letter on his resignation.
GSM/GL/Bw/29/43 T V Holmes: Letter on proof map for revision.