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Ansted, David Thomas (1814-1880), geologist

John Thackray

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ansted, David Thomas (1814-1880), geologist, was born on 5 February 1814 in London, the son of William Ansted. He was educated at a private school, and at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he graduated BA in 1836 and was elected a fellow in 1840. He was appointed professor of geology at ...

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