Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This dark red Notebook starts in Lond with Mary Elizabeth Lyell and Leonard Lyell, and documents travels in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with an index created by Arabella Buckley. He studies submerged forests, beaches, caves and iron works making notes and sketches, and referencing experts as well as local guides. Several meetings 'with Darwin'. Final pages relate to Grindle Pit, Bury St Edmunds, with sections written by Buckley that appear to be dictated by Lyell. ...
Dates: August 1868-1 March 1869
Scope and Contents Photograph of a small herd of White Welsh heifers, 'an offshoot of the Black breed of Wales' standing in a field. This herd was owned by C Mathias of Lamphey Court, Pembroke in the early 20th century.