Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Heanley, Charles Montague 韓義理 (1909)

updated June 30, 2013.

An acclaimed Geologist.

b.1877-d.1970; MBBS, London Univ. November 9, 1900; MRCS, London; LRCP, London; pathologist and bacteriologist; registered to practice in Hong Kong on December 3, 1909; address in Hong Kong: Astor House Hotel 1909, Pokfulam Road 1921; lecturer in Practical Anatomy, HKCMC 1908-09; acclaimed amateur geologist, anthropologist and archaeologist [1]; publications: Notes on Some Fossiliferous Rocks near Hong Kong, Bulletin of the Geological Society of China, Vol. #3, Issue #1, March 1924; Hong Kong Celts,  Bulletin of the Geological Society of China, Vol. #7, Issue #3-4, September 1928.
[1] Heanley was credited for his 1920s discovery of ammonites on the north side of the Tolo Channel. These were the first invertebrate fossils to be found in Hong Kong.
Selected bibliography: Dafydd Emrys Evans (1987) Constancy of Purpose, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. / The Hong Kong Government Gazette, December 3, 1909, Notice #778. / Royal Anthropological Institute / Census of British Anthropologists [internet]. / Wang Hongzhen (Ed.), Comparative Planetology, Geological Education, History of Geology, Zeist, The Netherlands: VSP BV, 1997.


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