Robert Russell C.E., F.G.S.


1842 Born May 24th.
1867 Joined Survey.
1882 Geologist.
1891 Resigned. Civil Engineer. Authority on haematite ores of West Cumberland and Furness. For many years closely connected with the Whitehaven Scientific Association – President, Hon. Secretary, etc.
1896 Died May 9th at St. Bees.
Part-author with Green, Dakyns, C. Ward, etc of “Yorkshire Coalfield” (1878); also contributed to : “Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax” (1871); “Bradford and Skipton” (1879); “Mallerstang” (1891); “Leeds and Tadcaster” (1871).

Biographies and Obituaries

1901 Teall, J.J.H. Obituary - Robert Russell. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 57 p.lvii-lvii. 1901
1900 “Whitehaven News” (May 10th, 1900)