See also:British palaeontologist and zoologist, son of Dr
See also:Nicholson, a biblical
See also:scholar, was
See also:born at
See also:Penrith on the rrth of
See also:September 1844 . He was educated at
See also:Appleby Grammar School and at the
See also:universities of
See also:Gottingen (Ph.D., 1866) and
See also:Edinburgh (D.Sc., 1867; M.D., 1869) . Geology had early attracted his
See also:attention, and his first publication was a thesis for his D.Sc. degree On the Geology of
See also:Cumberland and Westmoreland (1868) . In 1871 he was appointed
See also:professor of natural
See also:history in the university of
See also:Toronto, in 1874 professor of
See also:biology in the Durham
See also:College of Science and in 1875 professor of natural history in the university of St :Andrews . This last
See also:post he held until 1882, when he became regius professor of natural history in the university of
See also:Aberdeen . He was elected F.R.S. in 1897 . His
See also:work was mainly on fossil invertebrata (
See also:graptolites, stromatoporoids and corals) ; but he did much
See also:field work, especially in the Lake
See also:district, where he laboured in
See also:company with Professor R . Harkness and afterwards with Dr J.E . Mari . He was awarded the
See also:Lyell Medal by the
See also:Geological Society in 1888 . He died at Aberdeen on the 19th of
See also:January 1899 . PunL IC ATIoNS.—Ancient
See also:Life-History of the
See also:Earth (1897);
See also:Manual of Zoology (of which there were 7
See also:editions) and other text-books of Zoology; Manual of Palaeontology (1872, 3rd ed., 2 vols., with R .
See also:ker, 1889); Monograph of the
See also:Silurian Fossils of the
See also:Girvan District in
See also:Ayrshire (with R . Etheridge, jun.) (1878—1880); Mono-graph of the British Stromatoporoids in Palaeontograph .
See also:Soc . (1886—1892) . Obituary, with portrait, by Dr G . J . Hinde, in Geol . Mag . (
See also:March 1899) .
JOHN NICHOLS (1745–1826)
JOHN NICHOLSON (1822-18J7)
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