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Henry Moubray Cadell
1860 - 1934

Scientist. Henry Cadell of Grange near Bo'ness (Falkirk) was a noted geologist and geographer. He worked for the Geological Survey in Scotland, mapping the Highlands. Cadell was Chairman of Council of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society from 1919 to 1924 and a Vice-President from 1927 until his death. He published extensively on the geology of Scotland, especially the oil-shale fields of the Lothians, and travelled extensively overseas. In 1899 he travelled the length of the Irrawaddy River, Burma.

His major works included The Story of the Forth (1913) and The Rocks of West Lothian (1925).

Cadell lies buried in the Carriden parish kirkyard.


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