Davidson, Thomas

Education

LL.D. 11.2.1882.

Birth/childhood

Born 17.5.1817 in Edinburgh, son of a Midlothian landed family.

Career

Studied Edinburgh University 1835-1836, but mainly in France, Italy and Switzerland.

Palaeontologist. F.R.S. 1865. Wrote monograph on Brachiopods.

A monograph of British carboniferous brachiopods (London: London Paleontological Society, 1857-1862)

Death

Died 14.10.1885 at Brighton where he resided latterly.

Sources

  • Proc. Roy. Soc. 39 1885 p8