Hilary Bauerman

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Date Details
1833 Born.
1851 Entered Royal School of Mines. Studied under Playfair, Ramsay, Forbes, Warington Smyth, Hunt and Percy.
1853 Went to Freiberg Mining Academy for 3 years.
1855 Returned to England. Joined Geological Survey as Assistant Geologist 15th October.
1858 Resigned 31st. March. Appointed to Boundary Commission of N. America. 6 years survey work in Canada and US.
1863 F.G.S. (Served on Council 1874 - 98. Vice-President.)
1863-1888 Government and professional works - mining and metallurgical surveys - explorations abroad.
1872 Sent to report on iron in India (Mem. on Indian Surveys. C.R. Monkham, 1878, p. 224).
1883 Appointed lecturer on metallurgy at Firth College, Sheffield.
1886 Appointed Professor of Metallurgy to the Ordnance College, Woolwich.
1890 Retired.
1909 Died December 5th.
Examiner to Civil Service Commissioners for appt. of Mine Inspectors.
Sci. and Art Department and B.Ed. in mining and metallurgy.
Roy. School of Mines and Camborne Sch. Mines.
Hon. Member of Chem. Soc., Metall. Soc., Inst of Mining and Metall., Iron and Steel. Inst. Assoc. Member of Inst of Civil Eng., and Royal Sch. Mines. F.G.S.
Awards: Howard Prize 1897 (Inst. Civ. Eng). Gold Medal 1906 (Inst of Mining and Metall).

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Obituary - Hilary Bauerman (1833-1909). Mineralogical Magazine. v. 15 p.443-444. 1910

Obituary - Hilary Bauerman, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Assoc.R.S.M., F.G.S. Born 1833, died 5th December 1909. Geologists Magazine. New Series. v. 7 p.47-48. 1910

Sollas, W.J. Obituary - Hilary Bauerman, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., born 1834, died 1909. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 66 p.l-li. 1910

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/6/242 H Bauerman: Minute of appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/6/524 H Bauerman: Instructions of R I Murchison.
GSM/DC/A/C/6/524 R I Murchison: Instructions for the guidance of Mr. Bauerman.
GSM/DC/A/C/6/547 H Bauerman: Minute of resignation.
GSM/DC/A/C/7/158, 206, 177 H Bauerman: Mentioned in letters of Murchison.
GSM/DC/A/C/14/156 H Bauerman: Mentioned in despatch of Lieut Col. Hawkins
GSM/DC/A/C/14/156 Lt Col Hawkins: Despatch concerning H. Bauerman