Lucas Barrett (14 November 1837 – 19 December 1862) was an English naturalist and geologist. He was the director of the Jamaican Geological Survey from 1859 to 1862. He was a young member of the Geological Society and became England's Government Geological Inspector to the West Indies.
His untimely death was caused by drowning while investigating a sea-bottom near Kingston, Jamaica.
Early life and education
Barrett was born in London on November 14, 1837, the firstborn son of an unidentified mother and George Barrett, an iron founder who designed iron work for the London Kings Cross Railway Station. He completed his preliminary education in Royston, Hertfordshire.
On March 8, 1859, Alice Maria Barrett married Lucas Barrett at Church of St Mary the Great, Cambridge. Sources do not indicate Alice Maria Barrett's career nor the story of their meeting. Alice Maria Barrett's parents were Maria