Herbert Bolton (palaeontologist)

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Herbert Bolton FRSE FGS (1863–1936) was a British palaeontologist and director of the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery from 1911 to 1930. He was known as an authority on fossil insects.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Genoways, Hugh H.; Andrei, Mary Anne, eds. (2016). Museum Origins: Readings in Early Museum History and Philosophy. Taylor & Francis. p. 308. ISBN 978-1-315-42399-9.
  2. ^ Wallis, F. S. (15 February 1936). "Dr. Herbert Bolton". Nature. 137 (3459): 263–264. doi:10.1038/137263a0.
  3. ^ Former Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index (PDF). 1. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. 2006. p. 96. ISBN 090219884X.