David Hiram Williams


1839 Joined Geological Survey April 15th. Worked with Logan in South Wales.
1845 Appointed Geological Surveyor to East India Company.
Examined and reported on the Raniganj coalfield: “A geological report on the Damoodah Valley” (1850).
1849 Died of jungle fever at Hazaribagh.
See J.F. North “History of Geology in South Wales” (Transactions Cardiff Naturalists Society vol. LXVII (1934)) and other referenced (North), Ibid vol. LXV (1934).

Biographies and Obituaries

1878 Memoir on Indian Surveys. C.R. Markham (1878) p. 209