Extract From Rochdale Observer, 1905 - Sparth's Famous Fossil

Extract From Rochdale Observer, 1905 - Sparth's Famous Fossil

 In October 1903, a most unexpected and important discovery of a fossil scorpion, "Eoscorpius Sparthensis" was made, named after the locality at which it was found. A paper read before Manchester Geological Society hit the headlines at the time.