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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsMary Anning: Planning application lodged for Lyme Regis statue BBC News, November 23, 2021 Lyme Regis Mary Anning statue designs released BBC News, January 5, 2021 Lyme Regis Mary Anning statue 'on track' for May (2022) unveiling BBC News, July 28, 2021 Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsArticle - William Buckland's Coprolite Table PDF file - William Buckland’s Coprolite Table By Richard Bull 2nd edition Werrett, B. 2011. Conservation of the Buckland Fossil Table housed at Lyme Regis Museum. The Geological Curator 9 (5): 301 - 304. Duffin, C.J., 2009. "Records of warfare… embalmed in the everlasting hills": a history of early coprolite research. Mercian geologist, 17(2), pp.101-111 Ford, T.D. and O’Connor, B., 2009. A vanished industry: Coprolite mining. Mercian Geologist, 17(2), pp.93-100. Yours, Paul H.
Soooo under the pretence of a holiday in the South West of England I took Dr B and little Violet to Lyme Regis and we, er, stumbled across Lyme Regis Museum which unbeknown to me had some paleontological specimens inside something to do with a certain Mary Anning I believe. Fortunately the museum has other things that Dr B was interested in (actually we all were), as a teacher of creative writing and a novelist, so my bacon was saved when it became apparent that John Fowles was curator there for two years and Jane Austin visited Lyme regularly.