'Bridlington Crag' Shells


MANY years ago, Mr. W. Headley, a relative of the late G. W. Lamplugh, had an extensive collection of shells from the so-called 'Bridlington Crag' exposed during excavations near the shore at Bridlington. This contained a number of 'types' which had been referred to in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, vol. 47, 1891. We have been endeavouring to trace these, but have recently ascertained that, before he died, Mr. Headley sold some of his collections, and possibly these were among them. Inquiry has been made as to their whereabouts in the most likely channels, but without result. Is it possible any readers of NATURE can help us, as it is desirable to know where they can be consulted?

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SHEPPARD, T. 'Bridlington Crag' Shells. Nature 142, 359 (1938). https://doi.org/10.1038/142359a0

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