William Talbot Aveline
William Talbot Aveline (1822–1903) was a British geologist and archaeologist.
He was born in Batheaston, Somerset and grew up in Wrington. When he was 18 he became assistant to Henry De la Beche working for the Geological Survey. He undertook field work in the Mendip Hills, Wales, Derbyshire and the Lake District.
In 1862 he married Elizabeth Perkins and they had seven children.
- BGS Pioneers
- Oldroyd, D.R. (2003). Earth, Water, Ice and Fire: No. 25: Two Hundred Years of Geological Research in the English Lake District. Geological Society Publishing House. pp. 39–41. ISBN 978-1-86239-107-9.
- Witcombe, Richard (2009). Who was Aveline anyway?: Mendip's Cave Names Explained (2nd ed.). Priddy: Wessex Cave Club. pp. 10–11. ISBN 978-0-9500433-6-4.
- Aveline, W. Talbot; Hughes, T. McK. (1888). Memoirs of the Geological Survey. England and Wales. The Geology of the County Around Kendal, Sedbergh, Bowness, and Tebay. Fleet Streed, E.C.: Eyre and Spottiswoode. p. 11.
- "Murchison Medal". Geological Society. Retrieved 19 December 2009.
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