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Federated Institution of Mining Engineers

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1889 Formation of the Federated Institution of Mining Engineers

1890 The first General Meeting was held in Sheffield on the 22nd and 23rd of Jan 1890. John Marley of Newcastle-on-Tyne president, occupied the chair. Other members present at the first meeting were:

  • C. E. Rhodes.
  • W. Cochrane.
  • John Daglish of South Shields.
  • G. B. Forster, FGS, Newcastle.
  • G. Lewis, Derby.
  • A. Sopwith Chastetown, Walsall.
  • W. Armstrong, jun of Wingate, Durham.
  • E. Bainbridge, Sheffield.
  • T. J. Berwick, FGS, London.
  • R. F. Boyd, Houghton-Le-Spring.
  • M. Walton Brown.
  • C. E. Coke, Brimington, near Chesterfield.
  • T. Douglas, Darlington.
  • G. C. Greenwell, FGS, Duffield.
  • J. A. Longden, Blackwell.
  • George May, South Shields.
  • J. Mitchell, Barnsley.
  • J. B. Simpson, FGS, Blaydon.
  • A. H. Stokes, Derby.
  • G. B. Walker.
  • G. A. Lebour - Secretary.
  • John Gerrard, Wakefield.
  • T. W. Embleton.
  • C. Le Neve Foster.
  • G. F. Bell, HM Inspector, Durham.
  • General Hayward.
  • G. Hewitt.
  • Professor Hicks.
  • Professor A. Lupton.
  • Thomas Newbould.
  • Miles Settle.
  • Alexander Smith.
  • Henry Lee.
  • Thomas Andrews, FRS.
  • T. W. H. Mitchell.[1]

1897 Meeting in Edinburgh[2]

1898 Change of name to Institution of Mining Engineers[3]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1890/01/24
  2. The Engineer 1897/10/01
  3. The Engineer 1898/09/23
  4. [1] World Cat Identities