Edward Hull (geologist)
Edward Hull geologist and stratigrapher who held the position of Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland. He was also a professor of geology in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. His dates are listed in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.(21 May 1829 – 18 October 1917) was an Irish
He joined the Geological Survey of Ireland and worked in Wales and on the Lancashire Coalfield. He worked for the Geological Survey of Scotland (1867-1868) and led an expedition to survey parts of Arabia Petraea and Palestine (1883). He became Director of the Irish branch of the Survey and retired in 1891. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in June 1867. He was President of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland in 1873.
His daughter Charlotte Ferguson-Davie became a noted physician. He died at his home in Notting Hill, London, aged 88. Edward Hull's obituarist wrote of him, "He maintained the honour of a gentleman."
- The geology of the country around Wigan, H.M.S.O., London, 1860.
- The geology of the country around Prescot, Lancashire, 2nd ed., H.M.S.O., 1865
- The Triassic and Permian rocks of the midland counties of England, H.M.S.O., London, 1869.
- The Physical Geology and Geography of Ireland, published by Edward Stranforth, London, 1878. revised, 2nd edition, 1891
- Hull, Edward (1886). The Survey of Western Palestine: Memoir on the Physical Geology and Geography of Arabia Petraea. Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund.
- Hull, Edward (1892). Volcanoes: Past and Present. London: Walter Scott, Ltd.
- The Wallchart of World History This book has been updated in the late 20th century and 21st century.
- The Coal-fields of Great Britain: Their History, Structure and Resources 1861, in which Hull mentions the coal fields of Arley, and in which he suggests that the Romans may have mined for coal.
- Geology of Belfast and the Lagan Valley: (One-Inch Geological Sheet 36) by H. E. Wilson and Edward Hull and Manning, P. I. and James Andrew Robbie.
- Reminiscences of a Strenuous Life (his 1909 autobiography) 2nd edition, 1910
Hull married in 1857 Mary Catherine Henrietta Cooke, daughter of Charles Turner Cooke, a surgeon in Cheltenham and his wife Catherine Bennett Cooke. They had a family of two sons and four daughters, who included Eleanor Hull and Charlotte Elizabeth Ferguson-Davie. Another daughter, Alice, married in 1896 John Hill Twigg (1841–1917) of the Indian Civil Service.
- "Death of Professor Edward Hull". Northern Whig. 23 October 1917. p. 5. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
- "History of Science: Nature (February 3, 1870)". Retrieved 16 September 2006.
- "Library and Archive Catalogue". Royal Society. Retrieved 23 November 2010.[permanent dead link]
- "Hull, Professor Edward". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. pp. 892–893.
- Cambridge journals: where this text is recorded Geological Magazine, n.s. decade 6, IV (1917), 553-5, at page 555.
- British Library's Integrated Catalogue's record for the original version
- Google Book Search entry for updated version
- Exodus Books' review for the updated version
- British Library's Integrated Catalogue's record for the updated version
- Aldridge, Bill (April 2001). "Remarkable New Discoveries". The Wigan Archaeological Society's monthly newsletter No. 42. The Wigan Archaeological Society. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- "Review of Reminiscences of a Strenuous Life by Edward Hull". Nature. 83 (2118): 395–396. 2 June 1910.
- Davies, Gordon L. Herries. "Hull, Edward". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/53969. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- The Medical Times and Gazette0: A Journal of Medical Science, Literature, Criticism, and News. 1875. p. 244.
- Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed & Official Classes. Kelly's Directories. 1912. p. 1548.
- Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1929–30). Armorial Families. 2 (7th ed.). London: Hurst & Blackett. p. 1978.
- Jevons, William Stanley (24 November 1977). Papers and Correspondence of William Stanley Jevons: Volume V Correspondence, 1879–1882. Palgrave Macmillan UK. p. 50. ISBN 9781349030941. Retrieved 22 November 2017.