Notebook No.241, 14 September 1859-21 October 1859
Scope and Contents
Wed[nesday] 14th Aberdeen. 21. Union Terrace
15[th] - Banchory. Thompson. Prince consort
16[th] - My opening address, Geol. Section. Mr Geikie, M. Sorby. Sir R. Griffith -
17[th] - List of persons to whom opening Address sent p.9 itinerary p.10. Mr Gordon of Elgin. Haughton Vale of Alford
18[th]– Martineau preached at Unitarian Chapel
19[th] Aberdeen - Elgin Sandstone papers. Huxley on Stagonslapis. Owen
20[th] - H. D Rogers on Glen Roy Roads. R[obert?] Chambers. J D. Forbes. Sir J. F. M[rs?] F. , Prof. Allmann Dr. Sharpe. Ad[miral] Fitzroy. - to Banchory
21[th] Banchory to Aboyne & Ballater to Birkhall - Dr Lancaster, Oliphant- Owen
22[th] - Birkhall – Mr & Mrs V. Harcourt – walk to see Benachie 40? miles off- with Owen, Rhincosaurs [sic] p. 15. Prognathorus skulls, p16- Progression theory, ib.
23[th] Birkhall - Murchison’s instr[uct[ions for Elgin sandst[one]. investigation. [p,] 17 map. do. p. 27. with Murchison to Balmoral. Col. Bruce – Pr[ince] of Wales - Col. Seymour. Sir C. Gray -
24[th] Birkhall by Banchony to Aberdeen. Prof. Balfour - H. Rogers- E.W. Cooke’s address p. 30. Moore C. of Bath’s address p. 30 – Elgin
25[th] Elgin- with Prof[essor]r. Harkness to Linksfield p. 32-35. Spynee p. 36 - loch & quarry of telerpeton - Mire-side p. 38 & Findressie- Bishops Mills & fault p. 40 - Linksfield fossils by C. Moore. p 41-
26[th]. Elgin - Hospital Mill & Newton quarries p.44 Burgh Head quarries yellow sandst[one] trias – p, 46. Cummingstone –p. 48. Clashie quarries ib. Bishops Mills 50 Linksfield stria p, 50-
27[th] Elgin to Lossiemonth with M. M [stands for Mssers?]. Gordon, Symonds & Harkness – Mary with us - reptilian sandst[one] [p.]50 Raised beach al Lossiemouth [p.] 52 53. Hyperodapedon quarry [p.]54 footprints & reptile in same bed 56- Linksfield ib. with Symunds & Harkness to Forres, Mrs. Milne.
28[th] Forres. Findhorn section. Cotall [p.]61. May quarry of red sandst[one] [p. 62 General results of Forres geology [p.] 62 64.66. Difference of Angus & Findhorn geology ib -
29[th] Elgin Corrigenda Manual, [p.]66- Lennox's Tynot Burn fish [p.]68 Itinerary plan of [p.]70
29[th] contin[ue]d Aberdeen, Montrose blood red sandst[one] of Fordoun - Drumkilbo.
30[th] Drumkilbo- Mr & Mrs Kerr wrote to D. of Richmond-Ruthven
Oct[ober] 1[st] Drumkilbo - Creation of species, Darwin [p.] 71. Galapagos birds & Madeira [p,] 72 Glammis section in burn. [p.]74
2[nd] –[Drumkilbo] Chapel Meigle - Mr Wedderburn Col. W. read Darwin on species.
3[rd] – [Drumkilbo] to Shielhill. Fairweather & David at Kerry
4[th] Shiehill Letter to Darwin on his work creation of species p.75-90.
5[th] [Shielhill] - Edinburgh
6[th] Newcastle, M Thornhill librarian [p.]90
7[th] York- Mr Dallas p.92
8[th] Scarborough. Mr Bean's collection. [p.]93
9[th]. With Mr Leckenby to Cayton Bay Scarboro[rgh] [p.] 94
10[th] Scarboro[ugh] with do [Leckenby] to Gristhorpe Bay [p.] 98
[Scarborough] Dogger Bank shells [p.]102
[Scarborough] with P. Cullen as quide to section of Sheeton & Flamboro[rgh] [p.] 104, 187
Red Chalk [p.] 110 - Coprolite bed [p.] 114
10 contin[ued] Speeton & Filey Cardinium bed in glacial drift [p.]117
11[th] Drift near Filey &so called gault [p.] 118 Excursion from Scarborough to Cloughton oolite with plants [p.] 188 and 124. Erect equiveta [p.] 124. Dr Murrays collection of ferns fossil & zamia [p.] 126. 131.
12[th] Scarborough Lechenby's collect[ion] [p. 132]. View from Castle 133. Anticlinal on beach explaining trias in drift. p.140. Progression develop[ment] Miocene Period may have had a richer flora-& fauna [p.] 139. Holderness flatness of 142. Boston
13[th] Mildenhall - contorted drift. [pg.] 142. Brown on [Darwin’s] Creation and reply to his objections to Lamarckian transmutation. [p.] 145
14[th] Mildenhall Naghore plants with C. Bunbury - no angiosperms – [p.] 147.
15[th] - [Mildenhall] Progression no Cetacea in oolite. [p.]148
16[th] Mildenhall. Zamia common in lower shale ib.
17[th] Mildenhall to Norwich with J. Hooker- Irstead, Rev. J. Gunn. fossil Elephant Indicus [p.] 149
17[th] Irstead Hoxne flints. [Mundersley?] [Trogenthermin?]
18[th] Irstead to Happisborough with J Gunn, Rev, King Dr. J Hooker. Section at H submarine forest p. 152 Primus abies and Primus Sylvestoris coorss Bacton Gal[way] p. 154 Mundersley [p.] 156, Tremingham [p.[ 158 Cromer Mr Simonds
19[th] Cromer Runton section [p.] 162 Marine Shells of Glacial says Gunn at Cromer [p.] 164
20[th] Irstead by Norwich to Diss and Hoxne with Rev. Gunn and King. Hoxne section [p.] 166 168
21[st] Diss – with Mr. Anyot Glacial Drift Upper Oolite [p.] 170 172 Stigmaria in Norfolk Drift [p.] 174, Glacial Striae ib. Hoxne flint instrument 176
- 14 September 1859-21 October 1859
Language of Materials
- Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
- Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
- Cromer (England)
- Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist)
- Drumkilbo (Perthshire, Scotland)
- Elgin, Moray, Scotland
- England -- Newcastle Upon Tyne
- England -- Norfolk -- Diss
- England -- Scarborough
- England -- York
- Filey (England)
- Forres, Morayshire, Scotland
- Geology, Stratigraphic Miocene
- Geology, Stratigraphic Triassic
- Glacial Drift
- Mildenhall (Suffolk, England)
- Norwich (England)
- Suffolk (England)