Sir Roderick Murchison KCB DCL FRS PRGS FRSE FLS MRIA PBA
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Doctor of Civil Law, Fellow of the Royal Society, President of the Royal Geographical Society, Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, President of the British Association, Member of the Royal Irish Academy, geologist, explorer, and Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (from 1846)
Commemorated on 2 plaques
Formerly the residence of Sir Roderick Murchison, twice President of The Royal Geographical Society. He died in 1871, aged 79, a great geologist and explorer. A town in New Zealand, falls on the Nile, a mountain range and river in Australia and a sound in Greenland are all named after him.
21 Galgate, Barnard Castle, United Kingdom where they lived
To Roderick Impey Murchison, Scottish geologist, explorer of Perm Krai, who gives to the last period of the Palaeozoic era the name of Permian
English translation: To Roderick Impey Murchison, Scottish geologist, explorer of Perm Krai, who gives to the last period of the Palaeozoic era the name of Permian
School #9, Perm, Russia where they was near