Anderson, Ernest Masson


Student United College 1893-1894 Gk.; Lat.; Math.

Bursar, 1893.


Born 9.8.1877 son of John Anderson, Congregational minister and Annie Masson. [Minister]

Attended Dundee High School.


Also at Edinburgh University - B.Sc. 1897 M.A. 1898 D.Sc. 1933.

Geologist, Geological Survey of Great Britain (Edinburgh office ) 1903 - 1928 ( retired ).

Publications. The Economic Geology of the Central Coalfield of Scotland. Area IV. Paisley, Barrhead, Renfrew, by L.W. Hinxman, E.M. Anderson and R.G. Carruthers (Edinburgh: HMSO, 1920); The Geology of East Lothian, including parts of the counties of Edinburgh and Berwick. 2nd ed. Rev. and re-written by C.T. Clough, G. Barrow, C.B. Crampton, H.B. Maufe, E.B. Bailey and E. M. Anderson (Edinburgh: HMSO, 1910); The Economic Geology of the Central Coalfield of Scotland. Description of Area VII, including the districts of Rutherglen, Hamilton, and Wishaw, by C.T. Clough, J.S.G. Wilson, E.M. Anderson and M. MacGregor (Edinburgh: HMSO, 1920).


Died Morningside, Edinburgh 8.8.1960.


  • Births Reg. Falkirk 1877/300
  • UYUC400:13.10.1893
  • Deaths Reg. Morningside 1960/627
  • Yearbook of Royal Society of Edinburgh 1961 p5