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Pembrokeshire (Wales)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
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.

Dates: 1886

Notebook No.254, August 1868-1 March 1869

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/254
Scope and Contents This dark red Notebook starts in London with Mary and Leonard Lyell, and documents travels in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with an index created by Arabella Buckley. Lyell 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

White Welsh Heifers, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1808
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.

Dates: 1870s-1930s