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Geological Magazine (1909) p. 529.
 
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== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
  
 
List of publications: Geological Magazine (1909) pp 531-534.
 
List of publications: Geological Magazine (1909) pp 531-534.
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Dawkins, W.B. ; Ducat, W.M. ; De Rance, C.E. Brine Pumping (Compensation for Subsidence) Act 1891 : formation of compensation districts and boundaries local government inquiry by Colonel Walter Mardon Ducat R.E., Drill Hall, Northwich...1892.
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Dawkins, W.B. The Carboniferous, Permian and Triassic rocks under the glacial drift in the north of the Isle of Man : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 58(4) 1902 p.647-661.
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Dawkins, W.B. (1874). Cave hunting : researches on the evidence of caves respecting the early inhabitants of Europe. London : Macmillan and Co..
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Dawkins, W.B. (1973). Cave hunting. Wakefield : EP Publishing.
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Dawkins, W.B. (1882). The Channel Tunnel : Reprinted from: Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society XVI 1882 20p. (1882).
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Dawkins, W.B. The discovery of coal measures near Dover : Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 20(18) 1890 p.502-517.
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Dawkins, W.B. (1880). Early man in Britain and his place in the Tertiary period. (1880).
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Dawkins, W.B. Excursion - St. John's to Foxdale, August 10th, 1901 : Journal of the Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society v.4 1910 p.16-18.
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Geological Survey of England and Wales ; Bristow, H.W. ; Whittaker, W. ; Polwhele, T.R. ; Trench, R. ; Dawkins, W.B. ; Penning, W.H. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Blake, J.H. ; Hawkins, C.E. (August 1873). London and it's environs 1:63 360 [drift]. Drift ed.. London : Geological Survey of England and Wales.
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Geological Survey of England and Wales ; Bristow, H.W. ; Whittaker, W. ; Polwhele, T.R. ; Trench, R. ; Dawkins, W.B. ; Penning, W.H. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Blake, J.H. ; Hawkins, C.E. (August 1873). London and it's environs 1:63 360 [solid]. Solid ed.. London : Geological Survey of England and Wales.
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Dawkins, W.B. (1883?). Memorandum on the proposed Channel Tunnel : based mainly on the Blue Books - C. 1206 and C. 3358. (C; 1206) (C; 3358).
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Dawkins, W.B. (1869). Notes on the geology of Powys-land : Reprinted from: Montgomeryshire Collections issued by Powys-land Club, No. 1. (1869).
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Dawkins, W.B. ; Sanfor, W.A. (1864). On the caverns of Burrington Combe : explored in 1864, by Messre W. Ayshford Sanford , and W. Boyd Dawkins. (1864).
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Dawkins, W.B. On the clay slates and phyllites of the south of the Isle of Man; and a section of the Foxdale Mine, Isle of Man. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 20(2) 1888 p.53-58.
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Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part I On the conglomerates of the south of the island, Journal of the Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society 1(2) 1890 p.16-18.
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Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part I The Permian, Carboniferous and Triassic rocks and the new saltfield of the north, Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 22 1894 p.590-613.
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Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part II , Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 23(6) 1895 p.147-159.
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Dawkins, W.B. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting. On the geology of the Isle of Man : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting (66th), 1897, Transactions Section C p.776-779.
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Dawkins, W.B. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. On the phyllites of the Isle of Man : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (57th) 1887 - Transactions of Section C p.700.
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Dawkins, W.B. On the pre-historic mammalia found associated with man in Great Britain. Some account of the Blackmore Museum Part 1; Devizes, H.F. & E. Bull 1868-69; p49-57.
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Dawkins, W.B. The Red Sandstone rocks of Peel (Isle of Man) : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 58(4) 1902 p.633-646.
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Ussher, W.A.E. ; Dawkins, W.B. Westleigh limestone quarries. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 38, 1892 p39-41.
  
 
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== BGS archives ==

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1837 Born December 26th at Buttington, Welshpool. Son of Rev. R. Dawkins. Educated at Rossall and Jesus College, Oxford. Took 2nd class in Classical and a 1st in Natural Science and was first holder of Burdett-Coutts Scholarship.
1862 Joined Geological Survey 30th June. Mapping in Kent and Thames Valley.
1866 Began publication of Monograph on “British Pleistocene Mammalia” (Pal. Soc.)
1867 Elected F.R.S.
1869 Resigned from Survey. Appointed Curator, Natural History Department, Manchester University and Lecturer in Geology at Owen’s College (Professor 1872. Resigned 1909).
1874 “Cave-hunting”.
1880 “Early man in Britain”.
1882 President Anthropological Section, British Association.
1888 President Geological Section, British Association.
1889 Lyell Medal.
1900 D.Sc. from Oxford.
1918 Prestwich Medal
1919 Knighted.
1929 Died January 15th at Bowden, Cheshire.
Did much work in connection with Channel Tunnel and Kent Coalfield and geological problems of all kinds. Late in life returned to study of Pleistocene and Prehistoric animals.
On retirement elected Hon. Professor of Manchester University and received Hon. D.Sc.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Obituary - Sir William Boyd Dawkins (26.12.1837-1929). Geologists Magazine. Whole Series. v. 66 p.142. 1929

Gregory, J.W. Obituary - William Boyd Dawkins, born 1837, died 1928. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 85 p.lix-lx. 1929

Nature (Feb. 22nd 1929) p. 284.

Geological Magazine (1909) p. 529.

William Boyd Dawkins — Wikipedia article

Publications[edit]

List of publications: Geological Magazine (1909) pp 531-534.

From the BGS Library catalogue:

Dawkins, W.B. ; Ducat, W.M. ; De Rance, C.E. Brine Pumping (Compensation for Subsidence) Act 1891 : formation of compensation districts and boundaries local government inquiry by Colonel Walter Mardon Ducat R.E., Drill Hall, Northwich...1892.

Dawkins, W.B. The Carboniferous, Permian and Triassic rocks under the glacial drift in the north of the Isle of Man : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 58(4) 1902 p.647-661.

Dawkins, W.B. (1874). Cave hunting : researches on the evidence of caves respecting the early inhabitants of Europe. London : Macmillan and Co..

Dawkins, W.B. (1973). Cave hunting. Wakefield : EP Publishing.

Dawkins, W.B. (1882). The Channel Tunnel : Reprinted from: Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society XVI 1882 20p. (1882).

Dawkins, W.B. The discovery of coal measures near Dover : Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 20(18) 1890 p.502-517.

Dawkins, W.B. (1880). Early man in Britain and his place in the Tertiary period. (1880).

Dawkins, W.B. Excursion - St. John's to Foxdale, August 10th, 1901 : Journal of the Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society v.4 1910 p.16-18.

Geological Survey of England and Wales ; Bristow, H.W. ; Whittaker, W. ; Polwhele, T.R. ; Trench, R. ; Dawkins, W.B. ; Penning, W.H. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Blake, J.H. ; Hawkins, C.E. (August 1873). London and it's environs 1:63 360 [drift]. Drift ed.. London : Geological Survey of England and Wales.

Geological Survey of England and Wales ; Bristow, H.W. ; Whittaker, W. ; Polwhele, T.R. ; Trench, R. ; Dawkins, W.B. ; Penning, W.H. ; Woodward, H.B. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Blake, J.H. ; Hawkins, C.E. (August 1873). London and it's environs 1:63 360 [solid]. Solid ed.. London : Geological Survey of England and Wales.

Dawkins, W.B. (1883?). Memorandum on the proposed Channel Tunnel : based mainly on the Blue Books - C. 1206 and C. 3358. (C; 1206) (C; 3358).

Dawkins, W.B. (1869). Notes on the geology of Powys-land : Reprinted from: Montgomeryshire Collections issued by Powys-land Club, No. 1. (1869).

Dawkins, W.B. ; Sanfor, W.A. (1864). On the caverns of Burrington Combe : explored in 1864, by Messre W. Ayshford Sanford , and W. Boyd Dawkins. (1864).

Dawkins, W.B. On the clay slates and phyllites of the south of the Isle of Man; and a section of the Foxdale Mine, Isle of Man. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 20(2) 1888 p.53-58.

Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part I On the conglomerates of the south of the island, Journal of the Isle of Man Natural History & Antiquarian Society 1(2) 1890 p.16-18.

Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part I The Permian, Carboniferous and Triassic rocks and the new saltfield of the north, Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 22 1894 p.590-613.

Dawkins, W.B. On the geology of the Isle of Man : part II , Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society 23(6) 1895 p.147-159.

Dawkins, W.B. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting. On the geology of the Isle of Man : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting (66th), 1897, Transactions Section C p.776-779.

Dawkins, W.B. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science. On the phyllites of the Isle of Man : Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (57th) 1887 - Transactions of Section C p.700.

Dawkins, W.B. On the pre-historic mammalia found associated with man in Great Britain. Some account of the Blackmore Museum Part 1; Devizes, H.F. & E. Bull 1868-69; p49-57.

Dawkins, W.B. The Red Sandstone rocks of Peel (Isle of Man) : Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 58(4) 1902 p.633-646.

Ussher, W.A.E. ; Dawkins, W.B. Westleigh limestone quarries. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 38, 1892 p39-41.

BGS archives[edit]

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GSM/DC/A/C/7/211-213,216 W B Dawkins: Minutes on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/8/117 W B Dawkins: Letter on his resignation.
GSM/GL/Da B Dawkins