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1871 4th annual meeting held on January 16th at Dudley Geological Museum
was this connected with the South Midland Institute of Mining, Civil and Mechanical Engineers?
did it become the South Staffordshire and Warwickshire Institute of Mining Engineers?
1890 Alexander Smith, secretary of the South Staffordshire Institute and Mr. Henry Lee, president of the South Staffordshire Institute attended the first AGM of the Federated Institution of Mining Engineers. 
1890s Joined the Federated Institution of Mining Engineers