S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Andrews, Mr A J (geology, palaeontology)

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

A.J. Andrews published two papers relating to South African geology. The first, "Discovery of fossil beds at the Witkopje Pan", appeared in the Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa (Vol. 3, p. 146) in 1898. The second, "South African coals and their economics", was read at a meeting of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa in April 1908, and published in its Journal (Vol. 9, pp. 330-333).

Andrews joined the Geological Society of South Africa in or just before 1899, when living in Germiston. He was still a member and still living in Germiston in 1919.


List of sources:
Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa. Journal, 1908/9, Vol. 9.

Geological Society of South Africa. Transactions (including Proceedings), 1899, Vol. 4; 1906, Vol. 10; 1915, Vol. 18; and 1920, Vol. 23: Lists of members.

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


Compiled by: C. Plug


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