Hull Geological Society


Next Meeting
Contact us

 Obituaries -

Donald Beveridge

Doug Bridger from Lockington died in September 1992; he joined the Society in 1964.

Prof John Catt

Eric Chicken

Prof Ansel Dunham Honorary Life Member

Cyril Dutton died in April 2001. Cyril lived in Weybridge, Surrey, and joined the Society in 1989. Over the years he contributed several articles to Humberside Geologist and was a generous donor to Society funds.

Lynden Emery

Ken Fenton  - Secretary 1973-1985; President 1961-1964; Kenneth Fenton by Eric Chicken; Kenneth Febton and the Hull Geological Society by Mike Horne

Malcolm Fry remembered by Paul Hildreth

Dr Derek Gobbett

Ron Harrison Honorary Life Member

Barrie Heaton Treasurer and Honorary Life Member

Ian Heppenstall

Tony Hibbert who died in 2007 was a very active local naturalist, as well as being the Treasurer and keen supporter of the East Yorkshire RIGS Group. He trained and worked as an Industrial Chemist. He was an active member of the Hull Natural History Society for over 30 years and spent a few years as a regional conservation officer for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. He also undertook Humber Estuary Counts for the British Trust for Ornithology.

Prof Michael House Honorary Life Member

Ivor James died on 4th July 2002, aged 93. He had been ill for several years. He worked with Rutherford at Cambridge University and was an administrator at Hull University for many years living in Newland Park. He was President of the Hull Geological Society from 1978 to 1981 and then Vice-President until 1983.

G W Lamplugh

Prof John Neale Honorary Life Member; John Neale remembered by Mike Horne

Lewis Penny remembered by John Neale & Mike Horne

Dr M Piasecki Honorary Life Member

J F Robinson

Sheila Rogers - died 2016; member of Society from 1972 to 2011; President 1984 to1987

Thomas Sheppard - The Amazing Mr Sheppard by M. R. D. Seaward 2015, Tom Sheppard "Hyper-Scientist" by Mike Horne and Local Heroes by Mike Horne 2007

C.F.B. Shillito 1870-1950

John Walker Stather - Local Heroes by Mike Horne 2007

Harry Thompson died in April 2001. Harry had been a member of the Society from 1975 and was very involved in the design and construction of the shelter for Rifle Butts SSSI in 1993.

F F Walton

Dr Felix Whitham  - Treasurer 1965 to 2002

Dr C W Wright

Dr E V Wright

Biographical notes on some amateur East Yorkshire Geologists (2005)



Copyright - Hull Geological Society 2020

Registered Educational Charity No. 229147