This Geological Society Memoir (23) published in 2002 presents a detailed record of the life and times and the many accomplishments of a notable figure in British petrography and structural geology. It traces his experiences and outstanding scholastic accomplishments through his school years at Plymouth College and his subsequent undergraduate and postgraduate career at Cambridge, where he remained as an academic until after World War 2. It treats sympathetically his brief, disastrous tenure of the George Herdman Chair at Liverpool University in 1947, and records his subsequent career at Bristol University. Here he held a personal chair until his retirement...

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