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M.A. 1831, incorp.
from Oxford; Hon. LL.D., 1874.
[Eldest s. of Charles (above). B. Nov. 14, 1797.
Schools, Ringwood, Salisbury, and Midhurst.] Matric. from Exeter College, Oxford, June 30, 1815; B.A. (Oxford) 1819; M.A. (Oxford) 1821.
Hon. D.C.L. (Oxford) 1855.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, 1819.
Called to the Bar, 1825.
F.L.S., 1819; F.G.S., 1819; Secretary, 1823-6; President, 1835, 1838, 1849 and 1850.
F.R.S., 1826; Royal medal, 1834; Copley medal, 1858; Wollaston medal, 1866.
Professor of geology at King's College, London, 1831.
Knighted, 1848; created Bart., 1864.
President of the British Association, 1864.
Married, July 12, 1832, Mary, dau. of Leonard Horner, F.R.S., geologist.
Author, Principles of Geology (1830); Elements of Geology; Travels in N. America with Geological Observations; The Antiquity of Man, etc.
Died, s.p., Feb. 22, 1875, in London; buried in Westminster Abbey.
(Al. Oxon.; Inns of Court; Boase, II. 540; Burke, P. and B.; Proc.
Roy. Soc., B, 25, xi; D.N.B.)
|Charles LYELL |
Approx. lifespan: 17971895
MA 1831, incorp. from Oxford University
Eldest s. of Charles LYELL (above)
Schools Sch: Ringwood School Salisbury, [Wiltshire], , and Midhurst, [Sussex], .]
Matric. from 1815:06:30
BA (Oxford) 1819
[(pl][+ci]OX[-ci] ) 1821
[(pl][+ci]OX[-ci] ) 1855
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1819
Called to the Bar: 1825
President: 1835, 1838, 1849, and 1850
Royal Medal: 1834
Copley Medal: 1858
Wollaston Medal: 1866
Professor of Geology: at Sch: King's College London , 1831
created Bart. 1864
President of: : British Association 1864
m. 1832:07:12,Mary dau. of Leonard HORNER FRS Geologist:
Publ.: Principles of Geology (1830) ; Elements of Geology;
Travels in N. USA , with Geological Observations; The Antiquity of Man etc. d., s.p. 1875:02:22,in London ,
buried in Westminster Abbey, [London],
( Al. Oxon.; Inns of Court; Boase, II. 540; Burke, P. and B.; Proc. Royal Society, B, 25, xi; D.N.B. )