S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Hampton, Mr J H (geology)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

J.H. Hampton, mining manager in Malaysia, was the manager of the failed Shangai Tin Mining Company. In 1886 he delivered a lecture on "Tin deposits of the State of Perak, Straits Settlements" before the Mining Association and Institute of Cornwall, United Kingdom. The next year he published a paper on "Cassiterite of the Straits Settlements" in the Mineralogical Magazine (1887). In 1899 he was a member of the Geological Society of South Africa and contributed a paper, "On the occurrence of tin", to its Transactions (1898-1899, Vol. 4, pp. 37-40).


List of sources:
Geological Society of South Africa. Transactions, 1899, Vol. 4, list of members.

Hall, A.L. A bibliography of South African geology to the end of 1920. Pretoria: Geological Survey, Memoir No. 18, 1922.

Khoo, S.N. and Lubis, A-R. Kinta Valley: Pioneering Malaysia’s modern development (p. 105). Ipoh: Perak Academy, 2005. Downloaded from https://books.google.co.za/books?id=cgsZvl1zTXgC&pg=PA105&lpg=PA105&dq=Hampton tin mining&source=bl&ots=lP7K0qwres&sig=82wpCkh4HohufXnddP62BGzAOl8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjs_paT7pnUAhWKDcAKHQ2NCGwQ6AEIKDAB#v=onepage&q=Hampton tin mining&f=false on 2017-5-31.

Royal Society of London. Catalogue of scientific papers [1800-1900]. London: Royal Society, 1867-1925.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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