Thomas Vincent Holmes


1840 Born May 18th.
1868 Joined Geological Survey. Worked in Carlisle district. Memoir – “Carlisle” (1899). Took part in mapping of Yorkshire Coalfield with A.H. Green.
Contributed to memoir on Yorkshire Coalfield (1878). Later in south-east Counties (recorded new exposures).
1879 Resigned from Survey.
1879 Contributed papers to Geologists Association and Essex Field Club; also Transactions of the Cumberland Association and Essex Naturalist.
1886 – 1888 President of Essex Field Club
1916 Last association with Survey. Large share in compilation of Memoir “On Thicknesses of Strata” (1916).
1923 Died January 24th.

Biographies and Obituaries

1924 Obituary - T. Vincent Holmes. Born 1841, died 24th January 1923. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 35 p.155-156. 1924
1923 Seward, A.C. Obituary - Thomas Vincent Holmes, born 1843, died 1922. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 79 p.lix-lx. 1923
1923 Nature (Feb 17th 1923) p. 229