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Charlesworth, Edward, 1813-1893 (English geologist and palaeontologist)



  • Existence: 5 September 1813 - 28 July 1893

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, July 2021

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence - Letters from Sir Charles Lyell , 1829-1874

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/B3
Scope and Contents A series of letters sent by Charles Lyell, to others. Some of these correspondents also appear in the two A-Z series. It is not clear why these letters have been separated from earlier series of records, however they may have been gathered together by Katharine Lyell in her editorial of 'Life, Letters and Journals', with some marked 'not copied', published or unpublished. Agassiz Memorial Fund ...
Dates: 1829-1874

Letter to Charlesworth, Edward, from Charles Lyell, 15 February 1839

Identifier: Coll-203/B3/5
Scope and Contents

Note of reassurance in support of Charlesworth, possibly against Hawkins [letter marked 'Hawkins v Charlesworth], who also appears in Lyell's wider correspondence, but is as yet unidentified.

Dates: 15 February 1839

Notebook No.73, 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/73
Scope and Contents The red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, and a list of species names of the Geological Society Museum collection. There are many references to Charles Darwin. The index is on p. 140, inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839