Henry Benedict Medlicott M.A., F.R.S.


1829 Born August 3rd at Loughrea, County Galway, son of Rev. S. Medlicott, educated at Trinity College, Dublin.
1851 Appointed to Geological Survey in Ireland.
1853 Transferred to the English branch. Worked with Aveline in the Vale of Pewsey and other parts of Wiltshire.
1854 Appointed to Indian Geological Survey (commenced duties 1854).
1854 Chosen Professor of Geology at the Thomason College of Engineering at Roorkee.
1876 Became Superintendent (and afterwards Director) of Geological Survey of India.
1877 Elected F.R.S.
1887 Retired.
1888 Wollaston Medal.
1905 Died April 6th at Clifton, Bristol.

Biographies and Obituaries

1907 Proceedings Royal Society. B. LXXIX (1907) p. xix.
1878 Memoir on Indian Surveys C.R. Markham (1878) pp. 225,etc.