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Prof J W Neale

John Neale

Professor John Neale died on Friday 20th January 2006, aged 79. John Neale had a long association with the Hull Geological Society, giving his first lecture to the Society in 1950. He joined the Society in 1965 and helped with the editing and production of East Yorkshire Field Studies. He was elected as an Honorary Life Member in 1977. John worked as a lecturer at Hull University, specialising in the Speeton Clay and ostracods, until the closure of the Geology Department in 1991. John was also a past-President of the Yorkshire Geological Society and was awarded their Sorby Medal in 1986. In March 2006, Mrs. Patti Neale donated some of John's geology books to the Society's Library and specimens to the Treasure House in Beverley.


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