William Herbert Dalton F.C.S.

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Timeline

Date Details
1848 Born July 16th.
1867 Joined Survey 31st July.
1883 Promoted 9th February.
1885 Retired 31st October.
1929 Died.

Biographies and obituaries

William Herbert Dalton (1848-1929) Geologist The Essex Field Club, Noteworthy Naturalist

Obituary - William H. Dalton. Born in 1848, died 18th September 1929. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 41 p.96-97. 1930

Gregory, J.W. Obituary - William Herbert Dalton. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 86 p.lxii-lxii. 1930

Thompson, P. 1930. Obituary Notice of William Herbert Dalton (1848-1929). Essex Naturalist Vol. 23 pp. 41-42.

Leaning, F.E. 1951. The Dalton Book. Typescript copy at Society of Genealogists.

Publications

Date Details
1880 "Memoir : "Colchester" (1880)"
1886 "Memoir : "Aldborough" (1886)"
1887 "Memoir : "Halesworth" (1887), with Whittaker."
1878 "Contributed to Memoir: "Yorkshire Coalfield" (1878)"
1878 "Contributed to Memoir: "North-west parts of Essex" (1878)"
1885 "Contributed to Memoir: "Ipswich" (1885)"
1885 "Contributed to Memoir: "Lincolnshire, with parts of Leic. And Notts. (1885)"
1888 "Contributed to Memoir: "Lincoln" (1888)"
1879 "Contributed to Memoir: "Bradford and Skipton" (1879)."

BGS archives

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/483,506 W H Dalton: Letter on his appointment.
GSM/GL/Bw/29/8,64 W H Dalton: Letter on removal expenses.
GSM/GL/Bw/29/11 W H Dalton: Letter on fossil.
GSM/GL/Dk/4 "The Geology of Walden, Coverdale and Colsterdale etc , etc" Handwritten draft by Dakyns and W H Dalton
GSM/GL/Dt W.H.Dalton Joined the Survey in 1867 and undertook extensive mapping of the East of England. He left the...