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i. 409; revisited, 1838, 517

Whittlesea: Sedgwick visits, 1804, i. 76;
1841, ii. 23; Sir H. Smith's reception
at, 1847, 124

Wilberforce, Sam. : Sedgwick's letter to,
1848, ii. 143

, Will. : story of his election,
1784, i. 39; supports Lord Hen. Petty,
1806, 88; account of his election for
Yorkshire, 1807, 90; supports Duke of
Gloucester, 1811, 108; Sedgwick's
personal knowledge of, ii. 394

Williams, Rev. D.: paper on coal de-
posits of N. Devon, 1835, i. 448

Wilson, Joh.: entertains Sedgwick, 1813,
i. 130

Winch, Nath. Joh.: obligations to, ii. 503

Windsor, Dixie: executor to Dr Wood-
ward, i. 181

Wisbaden: wSedgwick visits, 1844, ii. 76

Wisbeach in I. of Ely: branch of Sedg-
wick family there, i. 33

Witham, Hen. : sends fossil fish to Sedg-
wick, 1828, i. 317

Wodehouse, C. N., Canon of Norwich :
remonstrates with Sedgwick on his
Norwich sermons, i. 496; correspon-
dence with him on difficulties of sub-
scription, ii. 20 22; on offer of Arch-
deaconry of Norfolk, 114

Wollaston, Tho. Hyde: history of his
gift to Geological Society, i. 366 ; first
medal presented by Sedgwick to Will.
Smith, 367

Wood, Geo. Will.: brings in a Bill for



INDEX.



639



i removal of tests, 1834, i. 422, and
note

Wood, Ja. : his Principles of Mechanics
referred to, i. 86, and note; joins Philo-
sophical Society, 1820, 208, note;
supports Lord Hervey, 1812, 259

Woodcock, Eliz. : story of her entomb-
ment in the snow told by Sedgwick to
the Royal children, ii. 137; to the
Queen, 138 ; particulars of the accident,
ibid, note; alteration in the site, 258

Woodhouse, Rob. : presides at Sedgwick's
Act, 1807, i. 86

Woodward, Hen.: ii. 557

, Joh. : sketch of his life, i.
166 181 ; birth and parentage, 166;
is patronized by Dr Joh. Barwick, 167;
elected Professor of Physic at Gresham
College, 1692, 1 68; Fellow of Royal
Society, ibid.; Doctor of Medicine,
1695, ibid.; Fellow of Coll. of Phy-
sicians, 1703, 169; publishes The State of
Physick, 1718, and quarrels with Dr
Sloane, Dr Mead, and Dr Freind, ibid. ;
story of his shield, ibid, and note; com-
mencement of his geological studies,
170; publication of the Essay toward
a Natural History of the Earth, 1695,
171; is prevented from going abroad,
ibid. ; publishes Brief instructions for
making observations, ibid.; analysis of
the Essay, 172 ; his collections and their
value, 173; editions and translations of
the Essay, 174; criticised by Arbuthnot
and Ray, ibid. ; ridiculed by Gay, 1 75 ;
other satires, ibid.; quotations from
Tauronomachia, ibid.; Essays of Dr
Camerarius, 176; dedicates his Classi-
fication of Fossils to Sir I. Newton,
177; his botanical experiments and
discoveries, ibid ; his manners criticised
by Thoresby and Erndtel, 178; Uffen-
bach's visit to him, 1710, 179; his
death and burial in Westminster Abbey,
180; epitaph, 181 ; will and executors,
ibid. ; provisions respecting his Lecturer,
182 ; bequest of his collections and their
cabinets to Cambridge, 183 ; provisions
for their safe keeping, 184; annual
dinner, ibid. ; disposition of the surplus,
185; estimate of the value of his pub-
lished works, ibid.; unfinished MSS.
destroyed by his order, ibid, note; the
cabinets sent to Cambridge, 186, and
note; purchase of the foreign fossils by
the University, ibid.; a room devised
for their reception, ibid. ; estate in Suf-
folk bought, 187

, S. P. : ii. 556

Woodwardian Museum : arrival of
Woodward's cabinets, 1728, i. 186;



a room fitted up for them, ibid.;
additions by Hailstone, 196; bene-
factions of Duke of Grafton and
Mr Joh. Hawkins, ibid.; incon-
venience of the room admitted, 1818,
197 ; insisted upon by Inspectors,
1825, 262

In 1819 : specimens collected in Isle of
Wight by Sedgwick, 205

In 1820 : Henslow tries to buy skele-
ton of Megaceros, 214; Sedgwick
suggests outlay of Woodwardian sur-
plus in building a museum and rooms
for the lecturer, 223

In 1821: specimens collected by Sedg-
wick in Somersetshire, Gloucester-
shire, Dorsetshire, added, 222 ;
simple minerals arranged by Hens-
low, ibid,

In 1822 : specimens collected by Sedg-
wick in Isle of Wight, Hampshire,
and Oxfordshire, added, 233 ; fossils
bought at an auction in Lichfield,
ibid.; bones of Ichthyosaurus, etc.
from coast of Yorkshire added, ibid.;
Mr Henslow's Anglesea collection
presented, 234; suggestions for
building a new and enlarged mu-
seum, ii. 349, 350

In 1823: palseontological series from
bone-caves of Yorkshire, 262 ; cast
of fossil from Museum of Jardin des
Plantes, ibid.

In 1827 : geological series from neigh-
bourhood of Paris, 273 ; fossils
belonging to Mr Ja. Parkinson
acquired, 280 ; shells from I. of
Wight collected by Sedgwick, ibid.

In 1830: specimens from Eifel, Solen-
hofen, and other districts visited in
1829, 363 ; complaints of the Inspec-
tors of want of space, 428

In 1832: casts of Plesiosaurus and Ich-
thyosaums presented, 429

In 1833: rooms at west end of Divinity
School added to, 428 ; collection
formed by Dr S. D. Clarke, 429;
specimens collected in Wales by
Sedgwick, ibid.

In 1834: bust of Cuvier, 429; fossil
fish from Leicestershire, 432

In 1835 : scheme for a new museum,
440; skeleton of Irish Elk, 449 451

In 1836: specimens from Devon and
Cornwall, 472

In 1839 : purchase of Count Miinster's
collection, ii. 18 20

In 1840: fittings of new museum con-
sidered, ii. 1 8 ; Woodwardian surplus
spent on these, 228, 350; defects
of lecture-room, 23



640



INDEX.



In 1841 : removal of collection to new

rooms, 26, 350 ; work done by

D. T. Ansted, ibid.; purchase of

Whitby Plesiosaurtis, 37
In 1843 : visit of the Queen and Prince

Albert to, 61 63
In 1847: work done by Sedgwick,

113, 115; byj. W. Salter, 118; by

Fred. McCoy, ibid.
In 1850: departure of Me Coy, 193;

report of Inspectors on his work,

194; fossils from neighbourhood of

Edinburgh added to, 195
In 1852 : suggestions in Report of

Commissioners for its future position

and management, 227 229
In 1855 : publication of catalogue of

British Palaeozoic fossils, 305
In 1856 : acquisition of Image and

Hawkins collections. 320 322 ;

work done by Lucas Barrett, 322,

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In 1858 : notice of Barrett's work, 348
In 1872: Sedgwick's continued interest
in, 464 470 ; purchase of Leckenby
collection, 465 ; preparation of cata-
logues, 467

Woodwardian Professorship : appoint-
ment of Conyers Middleton, i. 188;
account of him, 188 189; appointment
of Ch. Mason, 1734, 189; the executors
request that the salary be made depen-
dent on delivery of lectures, 1734, 190;
account of Mason, 190, 191; appoint-
ment of Joh. Michell, 1762, 191; of
Dr Ogden, 1764, 193; of Thomas
Green, 1778, 194; his bequest of books
for the use of the lecturer, 195; rumours
of vacancy, 1818, 152; new regulations
for lecturer, 197 ; account of Sedgwick's
election, 152 165; salary raised to



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210, 1821, 224; to .500, 1865,
ii. 408; description of audit, inspection,
and dinner, ii. 42 44 ; suggestions for
the future in Reports of Commis-
sioners, 1852, 227 229

Woolner, Tho.: carves bust of Sedgwick,
ii. 362

Wordsworth, Chr.: solicits Sedgwick to
become Proctor, 1827, i. 308; action
against Thirlwall, 1834, 426; resigns
mastership, 1841, ii. 35

, Will. : missed by Sedgwick, 1817,

i. 151; becomes his intimate friend,
1822, 247; his dislike of geologists,
ibid.; letters addressed by Sedgwick to,
ibid, note', Sedgwick's feelings towards,
as stated in his fifth letter, 248 ; letter
from, 1834, 427; visited by Sedgwick,
431; his opinion on a level plain, ii.
24; Sedgwick's first three Letters to, on
geology of Lake District, 1842, 39;
writes two letters to Sedgwick, 40;
Sedgwick's fourth Letter to, 1846, 102;
meets Sedgwick at Bath, 1847, 122;
fifth Letter, 1853, 249; visit to his
grave, 1855, 302; account of his
friendship for Crabb Robinson, 427

Workington : incursion of sea into collieries
at, i 493

Worsley, Tho. : signs Declaration in favour
of sitting members for University, 1831,
i. 374; helps Sedgwick to entertain
Miss Clarke, 1835, 457

Wright, Cha., a guide to Lake District:
i. 250, 251

York: Sedgwick visits, 1814, i. 133;

British Association at, 1844, ii. 76
Yorkshire, coast of: Sedgwick visits,

1821, i. 226 230; paper on, discussed,






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