Welcome to Stamford & District Geological Society

The Society was founded in February 1982 By Alan Dawn . With the sole purpose to bring together in regular meetings people with an interest in Geology and Palaeontology; to arrange activities to further such interests; to raise awareness of the sciences in the public generally.

Latest News


Hi everyone, I hear a very good night was had by all at Tinwell Village hall for our latest Winter Talk by Dinah Smith on PAST AND FUTURE OF THE FENLAND: THE STORY OF THE RODDONS. If anyone should have any comments to add about the evening then please post them here. Regards, Darren.

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marine reptile bone 1

* Are you fossils in need of a possible identification..? *

Are you fossils in need of a possible identification…if so post them on the Forum and one of our experts shall be along shortly. I found this marine reptile bone on one of the organised Stamford and Geological Societies field trips. It appears to be part of the snout of a crocodile or plesiosaur with […]

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Searching Drainage Channel 1

* And so our Field Trips end for another year *


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Dawsonoceras annulatum

* New Finds Added To The Much Wenlock Trip Report *

Much Wenlock Members Finds Here…. Here’s just one example that I found: Description: A fossil cephalopod identified as Dawsonoceras annulatum with well-defined growth lines from the Much Wenlock Limestone Formation. Age Data : Early Silurian 423 – 443 Ma Geological Complex: Dawsonoceras annulatum Associated Period: Silurian – Wenlock

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* Dinosaurs of the British Isles Winter Talk Review *

I think it was a real treat for the society to have had a palaeontologist such as Dean Lomax to visit us and to talk about Dinosaurs of the British Isles. Without the publication of his NEW BOOK you just couldn’t comprehend the diversity of Dinosauria roaming our shores… Barely a week seems to go […]

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*Resize Photos*

Resizing-Photos If anyone is experiencing difficulties in uploading there photos to the Forums Topics due to the sizes being too large. Then please try this Technique I’ve tested it and it works fine. If you should have any further problems then please don’t hesitate to contact me. Cheers,

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SDGS members looking through gypsum deposits

*A Great Day Was Had By All….*

I’d just like to say a big thank you to all those who attended the Bantycock opencast mine field trip and to all those who put the time and effort into making this event possible. We had been informed on our arrival that the lifespan of the quarry is very much in doubt due to […]

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*Winter Talks Program Complete…dont forget to write the dates in your Diary*

…So there we have it folks our Winter Lecture Program at Tinwell Village Hall is now fully booked. Id just like to say thank you to the committee for putting everything into place…well done. Look forward to seeing all those who attend.   Tinwell Village Hall TINWELL VILLAGE HALL Address Manor Lane Tinwell Stamford Licolnshire […]

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* Apply For Membership Here *

If you would like to visit a working quarry with a geological society (such as the Stamford and District Geological Group), you will have a much higher chance of finding fossils and much better specimens.   You Can View The Membership Form Here… Then You Can Download The Form Below.. Stamford-Geological-Society-Membership-Application-Form… so you can print […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Dr Stephen Parry, Mineralogist and Petrologist from the BGS

    December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. “Building a history of the glory days of London Brick”

    January 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. The Tertiary igneous province of N.W. Scotland

    February 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm