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Name Index to

Cavern Researches

or Discoveries of Organic Remains
and of
British and Roman Reliques, in the Caves of Kent's
Hole, Anstis Cove, Chudleigh and Berry Head

By the late Rev J. MacEnery, F.G.S.

Edited from the original manuscript notes by E. Vivian Esq.

Published by E. Cockram, 1859, 79 pages

Index prepared by Michael Steer

An original copy of this book is held at the Oxford University Library. It was digitised 13 March 2007 and can be downloaded from: Google, in partnership with a number of public libraries has sought to make more widely accessible, old, hard-to-get books on which copyright has expired.


Origin of cavern researches 1
Occasion and result of first visit 6
General geological view of the district of the cavern 8
Approach to the cavern 11
Antiquities and human remains 12
Stalagtite and stalagmite 19
Common passage and vomitory, tunnels and sallyports 21
Tunnels 22
The sallyports 23
The arcade, cave of inscriptions, labyrinth and oven 24
Cave of inscriptions 26
Labyrinth, bear's den and wolf's passage ib
Bear's den 27
Subsidence of marle-Change of level of contents 29
Wolf's passage 31
Cave of rodentia 33
Vestibule or sloping chamber 35
General section of deposits below the stalagmite 36
Substratum and introduction of fossil remains 39
Formation and chronology of the cavern 44
Human remains 46
British antiquities 54
Flints 55
Anstis Cliff cavern 71
Chudleigh Rock 74
Ugbrook's fissure 75
Buckfastleigh Cave 76
Oreston Cave 77


Name Page
Acland, Sir T. 37
Bacon, Chancellor 24
Beeke, Venerable Dr 37
Belfield, Rev F. 37
Braham, Mr 7
Buckland, Dr Preface, 8, 28, 32, 37
Buckland, Mrs 5
Cally, Richard 24
Carew, Sir H. 23
Conneybeare, Mr 9
Cooke, Rev Dr 37
Croker, Mr, of Bovey 37
Curtis, Mr, of Teignmouth 37
Cuvier, M. 1, 18, 32
De Blainville, Mr Preface
De la Beche, Mr 8-11
Featherstone, Mr, of America 37
Ferris, John 4
Gendall, Mr (of Exeter) 4
Hoare, Sir Richard 14
Hodges, Robert, of Ireland 24
John, King 24
Ker, Lord Henry 37
Lamaine, Peter 24
Lane, Ambrose 24
Lear, Mr Preface
Long, W. Esq Preface
Lyte, Rev F. Preface, 37
MacEnery, Rev J. Preface, 17, 32, 40
Martyn, John 24
Maxwell, Mr Henry 37
MacTuck, Dr (of Glasgow) 37
Moorland, Miss 5
Murchison, Sir R. 9
Newark, Lord 37
Northmore, Dr 3, 5-6, 21
O'Brien, Lord James 37
Owen, Professor Preface, 32, 40
Palk, Sir Lawrence V. Preface, 38
Pentland, Mr 32
Phillips, Mr 15
Pritchard 17
Rossiter, W 4
Sartorius, Admiral 31
Stutchbury, Mr 32
Thurnham, Dr 17
Torkington, Mildred 24
Trevelyan, Mr W.C. 5, 7-8, 37
Valentia, Viscount 37
Vivian, E Preface
Walsh 22
Welby, Captain 4, 6
Welland, Rev Mr Lawrence 16, 26, 37-8
Wilson, Mr Daniel 17