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)."

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Dalton, W.H. ; Whitaker, W. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1886). The geology of the country around Aldborough, Framlingham, Orford, and Woodbridge (...Quarter-Sheets 49S and 50SE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Whitaker, W. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1887). The geology of the country around Halesworth and Harleston, (...Quarter-sheet 50,NE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Whitaker, W. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1885). The geology of the country around Ipswich, Hadleigh, and Felixstowe (...Quarter sheets 48NW and NE). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series; 48N). London : HMSO.

Ussher, W.A.E. ; Jukes-Browne, A.J. ; Strahan, A. ; Penning, W.H. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Cameron, A.C.G. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1888). The geology of the country around Lincoln (...sheet 83). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Dakyns, J.R. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Fox-Strangways, C.E. ; Russell, R. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1879). The geology of the country between Bradford and Skipton (...quarter sheet 92SE...). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Whitaker, W. ; Penning, W.H. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Bennett, F.J. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1878). The geology of the N.W. part of Essex and the N.E. part of Herts with parts of Cambridgeshire and Suffolk (Sheet 47). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Dalton, W.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1880). The geology of the neighbourhood of Colchester (...quarter sheet 48SW). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). London : HMSO.

Jukes-Browne, A.J. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Geological Survey of Great Britain (1885). The geology of the southwest part of Lincolnshire with parts of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire (...sheet 70). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of Great Britain (England & Wales) - Old Series). 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.

Christy, M. ; Thresh, M. ; Dalton, W.H. ; Essex Field Club (1910). A history of the mineral waters and medicinal springs of the county of Essex. (Essex Field Club special memoirs; v. 4). Stratford, Essex : Essex Field Club ; London : Simpkin, Marshall and Co..

Dalton, W.H. ; British Association for the Advancement of Science (1889). A list of works referring to British mineral and thermal waters : reprinted, with additions and corrections, from the Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1888. London : British Association for the Advancement of Science .

Dalton, W.H. (1888). A list of works referring to British mineral and thermal waters; appendix : [a communication ordered by the General Committee to be printed in extenso in the report]. London : British Association for the Advancement of Science .

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...