Richard Meade


1827 Born in Dublin.
1841 Entered Drawing Office of the Old Houses of Parliament as assistant to Dr. Reid (who was in charge of ventilating arrangement), trained as Surveyor.
1853 Transferred to Mining Record Office in Museum of Practical Geology as Assistant Keeper of Mining Records under Robert Hunt.
1882 Published “The Coal and Iron Industries of the United Kingdom”.
1883 On abolition of Mining Record Office, transferred to the Home Office and appointed Clerk of Mineral Statistics.
1889 Retired on account of ill-health.
1894 Died September 12th.

Biographies and Obituaries

1894 Geological Magazine (1894) p. 576