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Trained as mining engineer
1885 First class certificate of competency as mining manager
Served as manager of several collieries
1889 Joined the Civil Service; appointed assistant inspector of mines.
1903 Read a paper at Institution of Mining Engineers on 'Electric Coal Cutting'
c.1914 Deputy Chief Inspector of Mines at the Home Office
1916 Appointed acting Chief Inspector of Mines in place of Sir Richard Redmayne was Chief technical adviser to the Controller of Coal Mines
1918 Writes re mineral statistics as Deputy Chief Inspector of Mines and quarries
1920 As Chief Inspector of Mines, reported on the Minnie pit disaster at the Podmore Hall Colliery
1921 succeeded by Thomas H. Mottram
1921 Retired from the Civil Service
1930 Died at home in Ashtead