John Jervis Garrard
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.