Skeats, Ernest Willington (1875-1953)

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Geologist
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Ernest Willington Skeats (1875-1953), geologist, was born on 1 November 1875 at Berais Town, Southampton, England, son of Frank George Skeats, bank clerk, and his wife, Alice Erena, née Martin. Educated...

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Ernest Skeats was Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Melbourne 1904-1941, and published widely in the field but with emphasis on petrology and stratigraphy. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1910-1911.

Portrait of Skeats by Max Meldrum at the University of Melbourne.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Skeats, Ernest Willington
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Ernest Willington Skeats
    Edwards, A. B.
    Published: 1953
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 15, 4, 127-128
  3. Skeats, Earnest Willington (1875-1953), Geologist
    Darragh, Thomas A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 621-622
  4. The petrological and experimental aspects of the main road problem in Victoria (Lecture & Discussion)
    Skeats, Ernest Willington & Summers, H. S.
    Published: 1912
    Series: Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XII, 232-240
  5. Ernest Willington Skeats
    Hills, E. S.
    Published: 1955
    Series: Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 66, 1-2, 164-65
  6. Some Founders of Australian Geology
    Skeats, E. W.
    Published: Sydney, 1934
  7. Obituary: Sir Colin Fraser
    Skeats, Ernest W.
    Published: 1944
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 6, 6, 176
  8. Edwin Sherbon Hills, 1906-1986
    Hill, Dorothy
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 79-95
  9. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  10. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Summers, Herbert St John (1876-1963)
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  1. OBITUARIES PROFESSOR E. W. SKEATS Mr. W. F. Jones
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 22 January 1953 p 2 Article
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    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 22 January 1953 p 3 Article
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  3. Professor's Death
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Thursday 22 January 1953 p 3 Article
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  1. Geological map of the Macedon District / Geologically surveyed by E.W. Skeats and H.S. Summers
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 21 September 1961 [Issue No.74] p 3431

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    ... (1875-1953) Sir Arthur Lyulph Stanley (5th Baron Stanley of Alderley and 5th Baron Sheffield of ... July, 1950, No 69 of 9th October, 1952, No. 63 of 15th October, 1953, No. 25 of 24th May, 1956, No. 31 ... 5257 words
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  3. No. 9. LIST OF LETTERS RETURNED FROM THE COUNTRY, AND NOW LYING AT THIS OFFICE UNCLAIMED.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 6 May 1886 [Issue No.252 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3169

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    ... . A., Petersham 45 Robeson Ernest, Manly 46 Robinson Mrs. C., Glenbrook 47 Robinson Jas., Booligal (2 ... ., Cobra 51 Simpson W,, Petersham 52 Sing Wor, Bourke 53 Slevin Geo., Botany 54 Skeats A., Albury 55 Small ... 37781 words
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  4. ADDENDA. (1 January 1916)
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  1. E.W. Skeats
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  2. Outline of the physiography and geology of Victoria / edited by Ernest W. Skeats
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