Croydon Bibliographies for Regional Survey July 2002
 
Number 73 William WHITAKER BA FRS FGS
(1836 - 1925)
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ISSN 0309 - 8591
 
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William WHITAKER BA FRS FGS (1836 - 1925) - Biobibliographical notes

William Whitaker, born at Hatton Garden, London on 4 May 1836, was a geologist employed by the Geological Survey of Great Britain who specialised in the Cretaceous, Tertiary and post-Tertiary deposits and water supply of the London area and south-eastern England. He was the author of numerous Geological Survey publications, and papers in the professional (Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London) and amateur (Proceedings of the Geologists' Association) geological journals, as well as in the publications of several local societies. He served as President of the Geological Society of London, the Geologists' Association, and the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society, residing at Croydon in the latter part of his life. Although elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, he was ever active in geological field excursions attended largely by amateurs. He died on 15 January 1925.

The majority of the published works noted below are held in the Library of the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society.

[1857]

Appointed assistant geologist, Geological Survey

[1860]

Geology of Reading. Geologist, 3, 390-???

[1861]

On the "Chalk Rock," the topmost bed of the Lower Chalk, in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. Quart J Geol Soc, 17, 166-170.

Geological Survey map Sheet 7, (Solid edition)

On a reconstructed bed on the top of the Chalk and underlying the Woolwich and Reading Beds. Quart J Geol Soc, 17, 527-???

[1862]

On the western end of the London Basin; on the westerly thinning of the Lower Eocene Beds in that Basin; and on the greywethers of Wiltshire. Quart J Geol Soc, 18, 258-274.

[1863]

Appointed geologist, Geological Survey

[1864]

The geology of parts of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Surrey (Sheet 7 of the Map of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. Memoir Geological Survey. v + 112pp [CNHSS}

The Tertiary beds of Kent. Geologist, 7, 57-62 [Abstract of a talk to the East Kent NHS]

[1865]

On the Chalk of Buckinghamshire, and on the Totternhoe stone. Quart J Geol Soc, 21, 398-400 [CNHSS]

On the Chalk of the Isle of Thanet. Quart J Geol Soc, 21, 395-???

On the Chalk of the Isle of Wight. Quart J Geol Soc, 21, 400-???

[1866]

On the "Lower London Tertiaries" of Kent. Quart J Geol Soc, 22, 404-435 + pl. 22.

[1867]

Notes on the surface-geology of London; with lists of wells and borings, showing the thickness of the superficial deposits. Ninth Report of the Medical Officer of the Privy Council for 1866, Appendix, pages 346-365.

On subaerial denudation, and on cliffs and escarpments of Tertiary strata. Quart J Geol Soc, 23, 265-266 [Abstract], see CNHSS Bulletin article.

On subaërial denudation, and on cliffs and escarpments of the Chalk and the Lower Tertiary beds. Geol Mag, 4, October 1867, 447-??? and November 1867, 483-???. Also 5, page 47-??. Reprinted [with further corrections and small additions] as a separate pamphlet for private circulation: 28pp; see CNHSS Bulletin article.

[1868]

Geological map of Terling (Essex) to accompany Dr. Thorne's report on typhoid fever. Scale a foot to a mile. Report of Medical Officer of the Privy Council for 1868.

[1869]

On the connection of the geological structure and the physical features of the south-east of England, with the consumption death-rate. Geol Mag, 6 (November 1869), 499-505.

[With Henry William Bristow] On the formation of the Chesil Bank, Dorset. Geol Mag, 6(10), October 1869, 433-438 + pls. xiv-xv.

On a raised beach at Portland Bill, Dorset. Geol Mag, 6(10), October 1869, 438-440 + pl. xiv.

[1870]

List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Devonshire. Trans Devonshire Assoc Advancement Sci Literature Art, 1870, 329-352.

[1871]

On the Chalk of the cliffs from Seaford to Eastbourne, Sussex. Geol Mag, 8(5), May 1871, 198-200.

The occurrence of the "Chalk Rock" near Salisbury. Geol Mag, 9, 427-???

[1872]

Geological Survey map Sheet 7, (Drift edition.)

[With subsidiary contributions by H.W. Bristow and T. McK. Hughes] The geology of the London basin. Part I. The Chalk and Eocene beds of the southern and western tracts. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales IV: xi + 619pp [CNHSS]

Supplementary list of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Devonshire. Trans Devonshire Assoc Advancement Sci Literature Art, 1872: 12pp

[1873]

[With John Hopkinson] Excursion to Watford. April 13th, 1872. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 3(2), 65-67.

List of books, papers, maps, &c., on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Wiltshire. Wiltshire Archaeol Nat Hist Soc Mag, 14, 107-??? [14pp]

List of works on the geology of Cambridgeshire. Cambridge: Woodwardian Museum: 15pp

List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of [the] Hampshire [Basin] J Proc Winchester Hampshire Sci Literary Soc, 1873, 107-127 [Words in brackets added in ms. by author]

[1874]

Fossil oyster bed. Science Gossip for 1874, page 261.

[1875]

Contribution to discussion of a paper on the origin of Chesil Bank &c. Minutes Proceedings Institution Civil Engineers, 40, page 96 [The paper discussed occupies pages 60-114 including the discussion]

Excursion to Lewisham - April 25th, 1874. Proc. Geologists' Assoc. 4(2), 114-115.

The geological record for 1874. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year, London: Taylor and Francis: xvi + 397pp

Guide to the geology of London & the neighbourhood, Geological Survey of England and Wales: ??? [2 edns. in 1875; others in 1880, 1884, 1889 and 1901]

List of books, papers, maps, &c., on the geology, mineralogy and palaeontology of Yorkshire, Appendix in J. Phillips' Illustrations of the geology of Yorkshire. Part 1 - the Yorkshire coast, (3rd edn.), 281-320,

List of works on the geology, &c., of Cornwall. Truro: reprinted from J Roy Inst Cornwall, 16: tp + 61-110.

List of works on the geology, mineralogy and palaeontology of the Hampshire Basin. J Proc Winchester & Hampshire Sci Literary Soc, 1( ), 108-127.

[1876]

List of works on the geology of Hertfordshire. Trans Watford Nat Hist Soc, 1(3), March 1876, 77-82.

List of works on the geology, mineralogy & palaeontology of Cheshire, 1630 - 1873. Proc Liverpool Geol Soc, 3(2), 1875-76, i + 127-147.

[1877]

The Geological Record for 1875. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year. London: Taylor & Francis: xx + 443pp, [2nd issue]

The geology of the eastern end of Essex (Walton Naze and Harwich.) Memoir on Quarter Sheet 48 S.E. Memoir Geological Survey: 32pp.

[1878]

Excursion of the Geologists' Association to the North Downs, Surrey. Monday 6th May, 1878. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 5(8), 495-497 [Caterham and Caterham well]

The Geological Record for 1876. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year, with supplements for 1874 and 1875. London: Taylor & Francis: xxii + 414pp, [3rd issue]

[With W.H. Penning, W.H. Dalton, and F.J. Bennett] The geology of the N.W. part of Essex. Memoir on Sheet 47. Memoir Geological Survey: vi + 92pp

[1879]

[1880]

Excursion to Upnor. Saturday, May 8th, 1880. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 6(7), 336-337.

[With John Hopkinson] Excursion to Watford. Saturday, May 17th, 1879. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 6(5), 191-194.

The Geological Record for 1877. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year, with supplements for 1874 - 1876. London: Taylor & Francis: xxvi + 432pp,[4th issue]

[With W.H. Dalton] The geology of the neighbourhood of Colchester. Memoir on Quarter Sheet 48 S.W. Memoir Geological Survey: vi + 23pp

Geology of the Valley of the Thames. IN: Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames, [Anonymously]

Guide to the geology of London and the neighbourhood. 3rd edn. Memoir Geological Survey.

List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Wales. Report British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1880, 397-436 [To the end of 1873; includes Monmouthshire]

[1881]

Excursion to Higham, Kent. June 18th, 1881. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 7(3), 189-191.

A list of works relating to the geology of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Trans. Cumberland and Westmoreland Assoc Advancement Literature Science, 6, 13-39.

Report as to the prospects of the Lambeth Water Works Company obtaining water from wells in the Chalk at Tooting, Lewisham and Beckenham. 4pp.

[1882]

District Surveyor, Geological Survey

[With W.H. Dalton] The Geological Record for 1878. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year, with supplements for 1874 - 1877., London: Taylor & Francis: xxxi + 496pp, [5th issue]

List of works on the geology and palaeontology of Oxfordshire, of Berkshire, and of Buckinghamshire. Report British Assoc for the Advancement of Science, 1882, 327-347.

[1883]

Excursion to Hunstanton.- May 14 and 15, 1883. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 8(3), 132-141.

[With John Hopkinson] Excursion to Rickmansworth. Saturday, June 17th, 1882. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 7(7), 397-399.

List of works on the geology and palaeontology of Oxfordshire, of Berkshire, and of Buckinghamshire. Report British Association Advancement of Science, 1882, 327-???

Report as to the probability of the Lambeth Water Works Company obtaining water from wells in the Chalk under their works at Ditton and at Tooting. 3pp.

[1884]

Guide to the geology of London and the neighbourhood., 4th edn. Memoir Geological Survey.

Report upon the water supply of Southampton. Privately printed. 7pp + 1 pl.

[1885]

[With W.H. Dalton and F.J. Bennett] The geology of the country around Ipswich, Hadleigh, and Felixstowe. Memoir on Quarter Sheets 48 N.W. and N.E. Memoir Geological Survey: vii + 156pp.

Some Hertfordshire well sections. Trans. Hertfordshire NHS and Field Club, 3(5), 173-180 and 6(2), 53-64.

[1886]

Awarded Murchison medal of the Geological Society.

Chronological list of works on the coast-changes and shore-deposits of England and Wales. Report British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885, 442-465.

Corporation of Croydon. Report upon the waterworks at Addington. Publ. Corporation of Croydon, 5(3), 29-30.

[With G. Dowker] Excursion to Canterbury, Reculvers, Pegwell Bay, and Richborough. April 6th and 7th, 1885. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 9(4), 168-177.

Geology of parts of Suffolk and of Cambridgeshire (Bury St. Edmunds and Newmarket.), Memoir Geological Survey. 25pp.

List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Staffordshire, Worcestershire, and Warwickshire. Report British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1885, 779-813.

Some Essex well sections. Part I. Trans Essex Field Club, 4, 149-170.

Some Surrey wells and their teachings I. Proc Croydon Microscopical and Natural History Club, 3(1), 43-69.

[1887]

Elected F.R.S.

[Contribution to discussion of papers by William Fox, John William Grover, William Matthews, and Thomas Sullock Stooke] Minutes of Proceedings Institution Civil Engineers, 90, 91-93.

Excursion to Salisbury and Stonehenge. Easter Monday and Tuesday, April 26th and 27th, 1886. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 9(8), 522-532.

Further notes on the results of some deep borings in Kent. Quart J Geol Soc, 43, 197-???

[With W. H. Dalton] The Geological Record for 1879. An account of works on geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology published during the year, with supplements for 1874 - 1878. London: Taylor & Francis: xxxiv + 419pp, [6th and final issue]

[With F.J. Bennett and C.E. Hawkins] Geological Survey Map Sheet 8 (Drift edition.), Geological Survey.

Ne Sutor ultra Crepidam. Trans Sanitary Inst, 8, ???? [Refers to pollution of underground water]

What is the use of the Essex Field Club? Essex Naturalist, 1, 180- 181.

[1888]

Easter Excursion, 1887. Preliminary excursion to Southampton. Proc. Geologists' Assoc., 10(4), 132-141.

Excursion to Sudbury, Suffolk. Saturday, July 9th, 1887. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 10(4), 187-191 + folded sections.

Letter to the Board of Managers concerning means of improving the yield of a well at the South Metropolitan District School, Sutton. Printed by the author. 2pp.

[W. Dale: List of private collections in Hampshire. Proc Hampshire Field Club and Archaeol Soc, 1(2), 24-25][Mentions Whitaker's collection]

[1889]

On a deep channel of drift in the valley of the Cam, Essex. Essex Naturalist, 3, 140-142.

Excursion to Upton and Chilton. Saturday, July 20th [1889] Proc Geologists' Assoc, 11(5), lxxxiii-lxxxiv.

The geology of London and of part of the Thames valley. (Explanation of sheets 1, 2, and 7.) I. Descriptive geology. Memoir Geological Survey of England and Wales: xi + 556pp.

The geology of London and of part of the Thames valley. (Explanation of sheets 1, 2, and 7.) II. Appendices. Memoir Geological Survey of England and Wales: iii + 352pp.

Hampshire well sections. Proc Hampshire Field Club, 1(3), 17-36.

List of works on the geology &c. of Essex. Essex Naturalist, 3, 61-86.

[With W.W. Watts] List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Shropshire. Trans. Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 12(1), 33-62.

Some Essex well sections. Part II. Essex Naturalist, 3, 44-54.

Whitsuntide excursion to the Crag district, from Saturday, June 8th, to the following Tuesday, 1889. Proc. Geologists' Assoc. 11(5), lxviii-lxxii.

[1890]

The channel of drift in the valley of the Cam. Essex Naturalist, 4, page 117 [A precis by T.V. Holmes of Whitaker's paper in Quart J Geol Soc, 46, 333-340 (1890)]

On a deep channel of drift in the valley of the Cam, Essex. Quart J Geol Soc, 46, 333-340.

On the extension of the Bath Oolite under London, as shown by a deep boring at Streatham. Report British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1888, 656-657 [See also: Quart J Geol Soc, 45, Proc. page 2.]

List of works on the geology, mineralogy, and palaeontology of Shropshire, 1712 - 1887. Trans Shropshire Archaeol Nat Hist Soc, 12, 33-62,

[1891]

[A number of Whitaker's excursion reports were reprinted in T.V. Holmes and C.D. Sherborn's (1891) Geologists' Association: a record of excursions made between 1860 and 1890. London: Edward Stanford / Geologists' Association: vii + 571pp. These are indicated GARE in the following 1891 entries]

Excursion to Higham, Kent - June 18th, 1881. GARE 50 - 51 [reprinted from PGA 7(3), 189-191 (1881)]

Excursion to Hunstanton - May 14th and 15th 1883. GARE 202-212 [reprinted from PGA, (1883) 8(3), 133-141 (1883)]

Excursion to Lewisham - April 25th, 1874. GARE page 3 [reprinted from PGA 4(2), 114-115 (1875)]

Excursion to the North Downs, Surrey - Monday, 6th May, 1878. GARE 106-109 [reprinted from PGA 5(8), 495-497 (????)]

Excursion to Selborne. Saturday, June 13th, 1891. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 19(5), 192-193 [Edited by WW]

Excursion to Upnor - Saturday, May 8th, 1880. GARE 48 - 49 [Reprinted from PGA 6, page 336 (????)]

[With H.W. Monckton] Excursion to Upnor. Saturday, June 6th, 1891. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 12(5), 190-191 [Written by HWM and edited by WW]

Excursion to Upton and Chilton, on the Didcot and Newbury Railway. July 10th, 1889. GARE 272 - 274 [Reprinted from PGA 11(4), 198-209 (1889)]

[With H.B. Woodward, F.J. Bennett, S.B.J. Skertchly and A.J. Jukes-Browne] The geology of parts of Cambridgeshire and of Suffolk (Ely, Mildenhall, Thetford.) Explanation of Sheet 51 NE with part of 51 NW., Memoir Geological Survey: vi + 127pp.

[1892]

[With W.E. Darwin] Excursion to Down. Saturday, June 18th, 1892. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 12(9/10), 393-395.

Local geology from a sanitary standpoint. Trans Sanitary Inst, 13, 266-271.

Memorandum on swallow holes in the Chalk of the Thames basin. Report of the Royal Commission on Metropolitan Water Supply. Appendix., 7pp.

On maps showing the area of Chalk available for water supply in the London basin. Trans Sanitary Inst, 13, 243-253.

Royal Commission on Metropolitan Water Supply. Appendix: Memorandum on swallow-holes in the Chalk of the Thames Basin. 7pp.

Some Essex well sections. Part III. Essex Naturalist, 6(1-3), 47-48; and 6(4), 49-60.

[1893]

[With T.H. Holmes [? T.V. Holmes], and J.E. Taylor] Eastern Counties' Coal Boring and Development Syndicate Ltd list of provisional Committee &c, proposed prospectus, and geological reports. Ipswich: East Anglian Daily Times Printing Works: 15pp

[With S.B.J. Skertchly and A.J. Jukes-Browne] The geology of south-western Norfolk and of northern Cambridgeshire. Explanation of Sheet 65. , MGS: vii + 178pp.

[1894]

[With Thomas Vincent Holmes] Coal under south-eastern England. Essex Naturalist, 8(6-10), 142-150.

[With A.J. Jukes-Browne] On deep borings at Culford and Winkfield, with notes on those at Ware and Cheshunt. Quart J Geol Soc, 50, 488-514.

Note on Lockerley Camp. Proc Hampshire Field Club, 2( ), page 80.

Notes on trees. Papers & Proc Hampshire Field Club, 2( ), 77-80.

Report as to future sources of water supply. Corporation of Croydon, 13(8), 103-110.

[With J.R. Jordan] Stanford's geological map of London shewing superficial deposits. Compiled by J.R. Jordan, Assistant Keeper of Mining Records from Geological Survey maps of the district surveyed principally by W. Whitaker … 3rd edn. One inch to one mile. London: Edward Stanford. Coloured map mounted on linen, dissected, and folded within covers.

[1895]

Letter to the Metropolitan Asylums Board (Caterham Asylum Committee) concerning water supply to the Caterham Asylum. Printed by the author. 3pp.

On the Chalk of the London basin as a source of water-supply. Geol Mag, 4(2), page 360.

Report to the Corporation of Richmond (Surrey) on extension of galleries. Thames Valley Times, 11 April 1895.

Second chronological list of works on the coast-changes and shore-deposits of England and Wales. British Association Ipswich Meeting, 388-392.

Some Suffolk well-sections. British Association Ipswich Meeting 1895, 5pp.

Some Surrey wells and their teachings. Second paper. Proc Croydon Microscop Nat Hist Club, 4(3), 132-150.

Underground in Suffolk and its borders. British Association Ipswich 1895, 11pp.

[1896]

Retired from Geological Survey.

Some Essex well-sections. Part IV. With some water analyses. Essex Naturalist, 9(15-22), 167-190.

Some Yorkshire well sections. Proc Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society, 13(2), 192 – 198.

[1897]

[With Thomas Vincent Holmes] Boring in search of coal in Essex. Essex Naturalist, 19(1-4), 9-10.

[On Essex wells] Essex Naturalist, 9, 167-190 [Reviewed in The Builder, 72, 381-382.]

[With T.V. Holmes] Excursion to Chiselhurst [sic]. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 15(3), 108-110.

[With George Jennings Hinde] Excursion to Redhill and Merstham (new railway.) Saturday, June 26th, 1897. Proc Geologists' Association, 15( ), 113-115.

Some Middlesex well sections. Trans British Assoc. Waterworks Engineers, 1897, 2, 76-109.

Some Yorkshire well sections. Proc Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society, ns 13(2), 192-198.

[1898]

Drift deposit with bones at Carshalton. Proc Croydon Microscop Nat Hist Club, 4(6), cxlvi-cxlvii [Abstract]

[With W.P.D. Stebbing] Excursion to Kingswood and Walton on the Hill. Saturday, July 2nd, 1898. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 15( ), 456-458.

[With T.V. Holmes and W.H. Shrubsole] Excursion to Sheppey. Saturday, July 16th, 1898. Proc Geologists' Assoc. 15( ), 459-462.

Hampshire well sections. Second paper. Papers & Proc Hampshire Field Club, 4(1), 21-45.

[1898 - 1900]

President of the Geological Society

[1899]

Anniversary address of the President. Quart J Geol Soc, 55(2), liii-lxxxiii.

January 17 - elected President of the CNHSS

The deep-seated geology of the Rochester district. Trans South Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, 1899, 11pp.

[With E.T. Newton] On a drift deposit at Carshalton, and on sections shewn by the cuttings for the sewers. With a note on the mammalian remains. Proc Croydon Microscop Nat Hist Club, 4(7), 288-293.

Excursion to Charlton, Erith, and Crayford. Saturday, September 9th, 1899. Proc Geologists' Assoc. 16(5), page 257.

[With A.J. Jukes-Browne] The geology of the borders of the Wash: including Boston and Hunstanton. Memoir Geological Survey: vii + 146pp.

On geology in relation to water supply. Presidential address. Quart J Geol Soc, 55(2), lxix-lxxxiii.

Excursion to Charlton, Erith, and Crayford. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 16(5), page 257.

Hampshire well sections. Second paper. Papers & Proc Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society, 4(1), 21-45.

[With Clement Reid] The water supply of Sussex from underground sources. Memoir Geological Survey. iv + 123pp [See also the Supplement published in 1911]

[1900]

Excursion to Caterham, Godstone, and Tilburstow. Saturday, June 16th, 1900. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 16(10), 510-511.

January 16 - re-elected President CNHSS. Presidential address: "…short account of work that has been done in the geology of Surrey in the nineties". Proc Croydon Microscop Nat Hist Club, 1899-90, iii-xvii.

Underground geology in the S.E. of England. Trans Inst M.E., 19, 428 …??? [? Municipal Engineers]

Member of Croham Hurst Preservation Committee

[1900-1902]

President of the Geologists' Association

[1901]

Some notes on Surrey science. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 5, xlvii-lix. [CNHSS presidential address, delivered January 15]

Excursion to Charlton and Plumstead. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 17(4), 182-184.

Guide to the geology of London and the neighbourhood. 6th edn. Memoir Geological Survey. x + 102pp.

Kentish well-sections in the Rochester district. Rochester Naturalist, 3(71-73), 23-27, 38-41 and 55-62.

Some Surrey wells. Third paper. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 5(2), 30-50.

Twelve years of London geology (general, recent, and drift.) Proc Geologists' Assoc, 17(2), 81-109.

[1902]

A dozen years of London geology. (Eocene, Chalk and underground.) Proc. Geologists' Assoc., 17(6), 342-364.

[With Chas. Bird] Excursion to Frindsbury and Upnor. Saturday, July 12th, 1902. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 17(9/10), 397-398.

[With O.A. Shrubsole] Excursion to Reading. Saturday, May 31st, 1902. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 17(7/8), 381-383.

[With Clement Reid] The geology of the country around Southampton (Explanation of Sheet 315.), Memoir Geological Survey: iv + 70pp

Kentish wells and deep borings in the neighbourhood of Canterbury. Report and Trans East Kent Sci Nat Hist Soc, Ser. 2, 2, 28-33.

[With J.H. Blake] The water supply of Berkshire from underground sources., Memoir Geological Survey.

[1903]

On some well-sections in Suffolk. Quart J Geol Soc, 59, 33-50.

[1904]

Excursion to the Croydon Bourne. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 18(5/6), 388-389.

[1905]

[et al.] Excursion to the Isle of Thanet. Whitsuntide, 1905. June 10th to June 13th. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 19(3), 149-155.

Some Surrey wells. Fourth paper. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 6(2), 71-85.

[1906]

Excursion to Battle and Netherfield. Saturday, May 19th, 1906. Proc Geologists' Assoc. 19(10), 449-451.

[With H.F. Parsons, H.R. Mill, and J.C. Thresh] Water supply of Suffolk from underground sources. Memoir Geological Survey.

[1907]

Eminent living geologists: William Whitaker, B.A. (Lond.), F.R.S., F.G.S., etc. Geol Mag, n.s., dec. 5, 4(44), 49-58.

The history of the Geological Society of London [By Horace B. Woodward] London: Geological Society of London: xx + 336 pp [Whitaker is mentioned in pages 135, 233, 238, 240, 258, 309, and 316]

Ideals in local geology. South-Eastern Naturalist, for 1907, 52-54.

[With G. Barrow] Some well-sections in Middlesex. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, for 1906, 140-171.

[1908]

Excursion to Boxmoor. Saturday, April 25th, 1908. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 20(7), 504-505.

Excursion to Potters Bar., Saturday, April 11th, 1908. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 20(7), 502-503.

[With H. Franklin Parsons and Hugh Robert Mill] The water supply of Kent, with records of sinkings and borings., Memoir Geological Survey: v + 399pp + cold. folded rainfall map

[1909]

[With R.H. Chandler, G.E. Dibley, A.L. Leach, and A.E. Salter] Geology. IN: C.H. Grinling, T.A. Ingram and B.C. Polkinghorne, A survey and record of Woolwich & west Kent, 1-30.

[1910]

Excursion to the Croydon bourne. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 21(8), page 456.

[With M.C. Crosfield] Excursion to Reigate. Saturday, July 2nd. 1910. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 22(1), 6-8.

Excursion to Worms Heath. Saturday, April 2nd. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 21(9), 472-473 + pl. xxxiv.

[With Hugh Robert Mill, W. Matthews, and J.C. Thresh] The water supply of Hampshire (including the Isle of Wight), with records of sinkings and borings., Memoir Geological Survey. v + 252pp + 2 folded maps.

[1911]

January 17 - Again elected president of the CNHSS

Excursion to the valley of the Mole. Saturday, March 25th, 1911. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 22(3), 175-176.

[With H.R. Mill and H.F. Parsons] The water supply of Sussex from underground sources. (Supplement.), Memoir Geological Survey: vii-viii + 125-255

[1912]

Surrey geology in the past 11 years. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 7(3), lxvi-lxxxiv. [Presidential address, delivered January 16]

Member of the CNHSS Committee established to investigate earthworks at Henley Wood, Chelsham

Report of an excursion to Ewell and Cheam. Saturday, July 6th, 1912. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 23(4), 245-247.

Report of an excursion to Reculver. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 23(4), 247-249.

[With Hugh Robert Mill] The water supply of Surrey, from underground sources, with records of sinkings and borings. Memoir Geological Survey: v + 352pp + col'd. folded rainfall map.

[1913]

[With H. Kidner] Excursion to Beddington and Waddon, Saturday April 19th, 1913. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 24(5), 335-336.

Report of an excursion to the Croydon Bourne. March 1st, 1913. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 24(5), 308-310 [Includes remarks on water softening by W.T. Burgess]

[1914]

Notes on Essex geology at the latter end of the nineteenth century and after. Essex Naturalist, 17(10-12), 265-284.

[1915]

Excursion to Worms Heath. May 1st, 1915. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 26(4), page 288.

Report of an excursion to the North Downs, Marden Park. September 26th, 1914. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 26(2), 138-140.

[1916]

Reports of excursions to the North Mimms swallow-holes. August 28th, 1915; March 11th, 1916. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 27(1), 59-60.

[With J.C. Thresh] The water supply of Essex from underground sources., Memoir Geological Survey. iv + 510pp.

[1917]

Excursion to Godstone. June 17th, 1916. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 28(1), 37-39.

Obituary: Baldwin Latham. Trans Inst Water Engineers, 22, 137-138.

The Wickham Bourne. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 8(3), 127-132 + plate.

[1918]

Excursion to Croydon. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 29( ), 153-154

Excursion to Worms Heath. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 29( ), 155-156.

[1919]

Excursion to Croydon. Saturday, April 20th, 1918. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 29(3), 153-154.

Excursion to St. Alban's, Tyttenganger and Hill End. Saturday, July 20th, 1918. Proc Geologists' Assoc. 29(3), page 149.

Excursion to Worms Heath. Saturday, November 9th, 1918. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 29(3), 155-156.

Some Surrey wells. Fifth paper. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 8(5), 201-218

[1920-1922]

President of the Geologists' Association

[1920]

Local geology and its relations to the water supply. Proc Holmesdale Nat Hist Club, for 1914 - 19, 45-46.

[With G.M. Davies] The section at Worms Heath, Surrey. Quart J Geol Soc, 75(1), 7-31.

[1921]

Excursion to Sanderstead and Purley. Saturday, April 30th, 1921. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 32(4), 217-218.

Excursion to the valley of the Mole. Saturday, May 7th, 1921. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 32(4), page 219.

Geologists and the Geologists' Association. [Presidential Address, 4 February 1921], Proc Geologists' Assoc, 32(4), 183-188

The water supply of Buckinghamshire and of Hertfordshire from underground sources, Memoir Geological Survey: ???

The water supply of Norfolk from underground sources. Memoir Geological Survey: ???

[1922]

Hints. Proc Geologists' Assoc, 33(3), 161-168.

Water supply of Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and Rutland from underground sources. Memoir Geological Survey: ???

[1923]

Awarded the Wollaston medal of the Geological Society of London

The geology of Winchester district. [Report of lecture.] Trans Institution of Water Engineers, 28, 17-24.

[1924]

Elected an honorary member of the CNHSS.

The Vange mineral wells. Essex Naturalist, 20(4), 221-223.

[1925]

[With F.H. Edmunds] The water supply of Wiltshire from underground sources. Memoir Geological Survey: ???

Obituary. Geol Mag, 62( ), page 240.

Obituary. Quart J Geol Soc, 81(2), lxi-lxii.

Obituary by George Macdonald Davies. Proc Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 9(4), xxxix + pl.

Obituary by William Matthews. Trans Inst Water Engineers, 29, 151-153.

Obituary by A.S. Proc Roy Soc, B 97, ix-xii.

Obituary by T. S[heppard]. The Naturalist, … (818), 85-86.

Obituary by Percy Thompson. Essex Naturalist, 21(2), 93-96 + pl. 11.

Obituary by G.W. Y[oung]. South-Eastern Naturalist, for 1925, 30 and xlvi-xlvii.

[1926]

[With Wilfrid Edwards] Wells and springs of Dorset. Memoir Geological Survey: vi + 119 + vii-xi.

[1928]

Bibliography of the Bath thermal water. IN: L. Richardson, Wells and springs of Somerset. Memoir Geological Survey:

[1937]

Sir J.S. Flett, The first hundred years of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. HMSO [Whitaker is mentioned in pages 63, 74, 83, 90, 91, 92, 95, 113, 123, 128, 129 and 177]

[1975]

W. Whitaker F.R.S., F.G.S. (1836 - 1925.) Newsl Geol Curators' Group, 4, page 168 [Biographical note]

[2002]

The North Downs subäerial denudation controversy of the 1860s [by Paul W. Sowan] Bull Croydon Nat Hist Sci Soc, 115, 5-6.

Paul W. Sowan

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