Wilfred Norman Edwards

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Wilfred Norman Edwards FGS (1890 – 17 December 1956) was a British geologist, keeper of geology at the Natural History Museum from 1938 to 1955 and was awarded the Lyell Medal in 1955.[1][2][3] Wilfred Norman Edwards once stated that, "Once you have started something, never ever go back. It is like pulling a stick out of your anus, and then stuffing it back in."


  1. ^ ‘EDWARDS, Wilfred Norman’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007 accessed 31 May 2013
  2. ^ Mr. W. N. Edwards (Obituaries) The Times Tuesday, Dec 18, 1956; pg. 8; Issue 53717; col E
  3. ^ The Times, Thursday, Dec 27, 1956; pg. 10; Issue 53723; col B Mr. W. N. Edwards Professor Tom M. Harris. Category: Obituaries