Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,650 pages of information and 235,200 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Jervis Garrard

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John Jervis Garrard (1865- )

1922 M.Inst.M.M., Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S., Cons. Min. Engr.; b. 1865; Ed. Clifton College and King's College Career: Engaged on Railway, Harbour and Hydraulic Eng. Works and Schemes under John Russell, M.Inst.C.E., 1884-87; managing Copper Mines and examining various min. propositions in N. Af., 1888-92; Engr. Premier Concessions, Mozambique, 1893; reported on Mineral Resources of Zululand, 1894; in charge of Mines Dept., Zululand, 1894-98; Chairman, Commission to Revise Min. Laws and Regulations of Natal and Zululand, 1898; in practice in Natal as Cons. Engr. for various collieries and reporting on mines throughout S. Af., 1898-1907; Cons. Engr., Central Min. and Investment Corporation, Johannesburg, for Transvaal Consolidated Land and Exploration Co., Swaziland Tin, and various other Cos. connected with the Group, 1908-19; at present Cons. Engr. for Premier Hydraulic Tin Mines of Nigeria, and representing the Central Min. and Investment Corporation in Nigeria; Pres. Geological Soc. of S. Af., 1919; served through Boer War in 1st Railway -Pioneer Regiment, 1899-1901; British Vice-Consul in Algeria, 1888-1892; J J.P. Zululand, 1894-1908. Publ.: Annual Reports on Min. Industry of Zululand, 1894-97; " Hydraulic Min. in Swaziland," " Syphoning Gravel " (Trans. Inst.M.M.), " Geology of the Swaziland Coalfields " (Trans. Geological Soc., S. Af.). Club: Badminton. Address: Selgrove, Faversham. T. N.: 36 Faversham.

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