Web sites and links
This page lists several web sites that may be of interest. It also contains
an incomplete list of pages that reference these Piltdown Man pages.
Piltdown man appears in a number of web pages, mostly as an arguing point in pages
expounding creationism and in pages refuting creationist claims. Piltdown man
also is the name of a rock group. Related web pages include:
Tom Turrittin’s Bibliography of References
As part of a thesis project Tom Turrittin created a comprehensive
bibliography of references to the Piltdown man hoax since its exposure in
1953. For many years this site was
home to his comprehensive and well researched bibliography of references.
The bibliography pages are
no longer here; they have been moved to a new web home at
Instead, Tom has graciously replaced them with
A Piltdown Man reading list.
The Clark University Piltdown Plot Project is a large repository of Piltdown source
documents, including online copies of two books, The Piltdown Inquest by
Charles Blinderman, and The Earliest Englishman by Arthur Smith Woodward.
The summary lists all of the pages to be found in the
Clark University site.
Other web sites of interest
- The Talk.Origins Archive is a general resource for
issues relating to evolution and creationism. Jim Foley’s
page is an excellent overview of what is known about fossil hominids. It includes
on Piltdown man.
The Human Origins Web Site
page is a resource page for human evolution.
The Piltdown man
page appears in
The Skeptic’s Dictionary,
a collection of essays about popular pseudoscience topics.
Donald Simanek has a copy of the
May 1996 Nature article
about Gardiner and Currant’s case against Hinton.
The Museum of Unnatural Mystery has
a Piltdown page briefly covering the major
players. It has a photo of Hinton and Dawson.
The fall 1996
page of McGraw Hill’s on-line magazine,
Physical Anthropology Update,
has an update on Gardiner’s accusation of Hinton.
Andrew Hudson, a
resident of Sussex has a
of links to Piltdown man pages. He commends the wines of the
Manor Vineyard which occupies the site of the “discovery”. The Barkham
Manor Vineyard maintains the historic marker; their page has a small map
of the area.
The Reader’s Corner site has an extensive
page on the Doyle theory entitled The Softer Side
of Murder, The Strange Case of Piltdown Man which
is well worth reading. There is also a short summary of the
case against Hinton.
The July 1998 issue of the Earth and Sky webzine has a long
by Shireen Gonzaga on the Piltdown hoax; it is a nice overview.
Links to these Piltdown Man pages
These pages exist but have links to the old www.tiac.net address.
- Pretty Polly’s list of People who have Chiggers
- Nerd World: PALEONTOLOGY
- Jonsson´s & Sidwall´s Surfpage to ScienceNews and Human Origins
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Literary Agent
- Selected Scientists and Inventors
- Human Evolutionary Biology Links
This page was last updated February 23, 2006.