Bonney, Thomas George
- David Oldroyd
Bonney, Thomas George (1833–1923), geologist, was born at Rugeley, Staffordshire, on 27 July 1833, the eldest of the ten children of the Revd Thomas Bonney, headmaster of Rugeley grammar school, and his wife, Eliza Ellen, daughter of Edward Smith of Rugeley. The family was of Huguenot origin and in comfortable circumstances. After attending ...