Walcot Gibson D.Sc., F.R.S.(L and E).
|1843||Joined Survey (Fossil Collector). 8th July.|
|1872||Retired. 26th January.|
|1878||Died January 13th.|
|1864||Born August 24th. Educated at Bromsgrove School; Mason Science College; and Royal College of Science.|
|1889-1891||Geological work in South Africa.|
|1891-1893||Geological work in East Africa.|
|1920||Assistant to Director.|
|Assistant Director, Scotland.|
|1941||Died 28th November at Cambridge.|
Biographies and obituaries
Walcot Gibson — Wikipedia article
Jones, O. T. (1943). Walcot Gibson. 1864-1941. Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 4 (12): 271–275. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbm.1943.0002
Walcot Gibson. 1864-1941 on JSTOR. JSTOR 769039.
Biographical Index of Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783 – 2002. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.
MacGregor, M. (1942). Dr. Walcot Gibson, F.R.S. Nature. 149 (3770): 132. doi:10.1038/149132a0.
Geology of Coal and Coal Mining.
Coal in Great Britain.
Special Report Mineral Resources vol. VII (1918) Mineral oil.
Special Report Mineral Resources vol. XIII (1920) Iron ores.
Special Report Mineral Resources vol. XXIV (1922) Cannel coals.
Memoir: Derbyshire Coalfield (1913)
Memoir: North Staffordshire Coalfields (1905)
South Wales Coalfield II. Abergavenny (1900)
South Wales Coalfield IV Pontpridd (1917)
South Wales Coalfield V Methyr Tydfil (1904)
South Wales Coalfield VIII Swansea (1907)
Memoir: Melton Mowbray (1909)
Memoir: Lichfield (1919)
Memoir: Yorkshire and Nottingham Coalfield (1913)
Memoir: Macclesfield (1906).
Memoir: Nottingham (1910).
Memoir: Edinburgh (1910).
Memoir: Coventry (1923).
Memoir: Stoke-upon-Trent (1905).
Memoir: Newark and Nottingham (1908).
Memoir: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Coalfield (1908).
Memoir: Ollerton (1911).
|GSM/DR/By/S/1||Correspondence to range of geologists on various issues inc fossils from Mull.||Letters from and to E.B.Bailey inc: Flett, Kitchin, Gibson, B.N.Peach, T.Robertson, H.H.Thomas...|
|GSM/GL/Gb||W Gibson||Walcot Gibson joined the Survey in 1893 folowing early geological work in Africa. He was closely associated with work on coalfields and began his Survey career working with A.Strahan in South Wales. He then moved to North Staffordshire in 1897. He became District Geologist in 1913. In 1920 he published 'Coal in Great Britain' and in the same year he replaced John Flett as Assistant Director for Scotland. He retired in 1925 and was replaced by MacGregor.|