Charles Tookey F.I.C., F.C.S.
|1828||Born May 13th at Oddingley Rectory, Worcestershire. Educated at Bromsgrove School.|
|1851||Student at Royal College of Chemistry.|
|1852||Assistant at Royal College of Chemistry.|
|1854-1855||Assistant to Dr. Stenhouse at Barts.|
|1856-1865||Assistant to Dr. Percy at Royal School of Mines.|
|Analysed South Staffordshire iron ores for part II of “Iron Ores of Great Britain” 1858|
|1865-1868||Appointed Assayer in H.M. Mint at Hong Kong.|
|1870-1877||Assayer, Chemist, Superintendent of refinery and Temporary Director at the Japanese Imperial Mint at Osaka.|
|1874-1878||Chemist on the Admiralty Boiler Committee.|
|1906||Died January 3rd.|
|Not in staff Register|
Charles Tookey was employed in the Metallurgical Laboratory, Royal School of Mines.
Biographies and obituaries
Obituary - Charles Tookey, F.I.C., F.C.S. Born 13th May 1828, died 3rd January 1906. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 3 p.95. 1906. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756800123027
On the separation of tin from antimony, and on the analysis of alloys containing lead, tin, antimony and Copper (1862);
On the manipulation of assays of gold and silver bullion (1870).