Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Dawkins, William Boyd, born 1838 at Battington, Montgomeryshire, was educated at Rossall and at Jesus College, Oxford. In 1862 he was appointed upon the Geological Survey, and in 1869 became Curator of the Manchester Museum and Professor of Geology in 1874. In 1882 he was made Honorary Fellow of Jesus College and a Fellow of the Royal Society, to which he has furnished many interesting and valuable papers. He has written much on Caves and on Early Man.