General background contents
  Edvard Luiidi 1699
  William Shrubsole 1837 - 1927

Challenger expedition

  Malacostracous crustacae (Bell) 1857
  James Bowerbank letter 1840
  Edgard Casier 1966
  Economic uses
  References & Bibliography
  Sheppey, site of special scientific interest, SSSI and fly tipping
  London clay formation of theThames basin and the Hampshire basin.
Chart illustrates the position of the main nodule bands
  Topographical map of the island

London Clay Fossils of the Isle of Sheppey by Fred Clouter, David & Martin Rayner and Tony Mitchell. The Millenium project of the Medway Fossil and Mineral Society. The first book specifically focused on this very important site.

      My thanks to David Ward, and Chris king whose work I have taken and adapted these images from.