Author:Thomas George Bonney

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Thomas George Bonney
English geologist; FRS, FGS
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "T. G. B."
Thomas George Bonney



  • Cambridgeshire Geology (1875)
  • "On the Serpentine and associated Rocks of the Lizard District" in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London volume 33, pages 884–924 (1877)
  • The Story of our Planet (1893) [1]
  • Charles Lyell and Modern Geology (1895)
  • Ice Work, Past and Present (1896)
  • The structure and distribution of coral reefs (1897) with Charles Darwin [2]
  • Volcanoes; their structure and significance (London: J. Murray, 1899)
  • The building of the Alps (1912) [3]
  • The structure of the earth ([n.d.]) [4]

Other works[edit]

  • The Holy Places at Jerusalem, or, Fergusson's theories and Pierotti's discoveries (1864) [5]
  • The Alpine regions of Switzerland and the neighbouring countries ; a pedestrian's notes on their physical features, scenery, and natural history (1868) [6]
  • Christian doctrines and modern thought (1892) [7]
  • Charles Lyell and modern geology (1895) [8]
  • Eminent living geologists : The Rev. Professor T. G. Bonney (1901)
  • The Mediterranean, its storied cities and venerable ruins (1904) [9]
  • Annals of the Philosophical Club of the Royal Society (1919) [10]
  • Memories of a long life (1921)

Articles in Popular Science Monthly[edit]

Edited works[edit]

  • Papers and notes on the genesis and matrix of the diamond (1897) [11]


  • Old truths in modern lights: the Boyle lectures for 1890 with other sermons (1891) [12]
  • The Foundation-stones of the Earth An address delivered before the British Association for the Advancement of Science, at the Bath meeting, September 10, 1888.


Contributions to the DNB[edit]

Works about Bonney[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1923, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.