John Frederick Norman Green

John Frederick Norman Green (26 June 1873 – 11 December 1949)[1] was an English geologist who won the prestigious Lyell Medal in 1925 and served as President of the Geological Society of London between 1934 and 1936.[2]

He was born in Stibbard, Norfolk, England, the son of Rev. William Frederick Green and Florence Agnes (Coles) Green.[3] of East Budleigh, Devon. He was educated at Bradfield College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge.[4] He died in Bournemouth in 1949.

Published works

  • The older Palæozoic Succession of the Duddon Estuary (London, 1913)
  • Note on the Correlation of the Ingleton Slates (London, 1917)
  • The Vulcanicity of the Lake District (London, 1919)
  • The Geological Structure of the Lake District (London, 1920)

Journal articles

  • "The terraces of southernmost England", Proceedings of the Q. J. Geological Society of London, 92 (1936)
  • "The age of the raised beaches of south Britain", Proceedings of the Geological Association, 54 (1943)
  • "The terraces of Bournemouth, Hants", Proceedings of the Geological Association, 57 (1946)
  • "Some gravels and gravel-pits in Hampshire and Dorset", Proceedings of the Geological Association, 58 (1947)
  • "The breccia of Redcliff, Wareham", Proceedings of the Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 3 (1949)


  1. ^ Geological Society of London. Obituaries G Verified 2011-01-28.
  2. ^ Geological Society of London. Past Presidents Archived 2011-01-12 at the Wayback Machine Verified 2011-01-28.
  3. ^ Norfolk, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
  4. ^ Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900

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