Everard Home

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Sir Everard Home, 1st Baronet (6 May 1756 – 31 August 1832) was an English surgeon and amateur geologist.


  • To discover the changes that have taken place in our globe, which can account for the remains of animals only fitted to live in warm climates being found in so northern a situation; and to explain the circumstances of human bones never having been met with in a fossil state, is the province of the geologist. To examine such fossil bones, and to determine the class to which the animal belonged, comes within the sphere of inquiry of the anatomist, and considerable increases its extent.

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