He used to be trained at Darlington Queen Elizabeth Grammar university, Percy road Academy, Newcastle, and went directly to the college of Edinburgh.
He joined the mining and from 1838 to 1842 was once apprenticed to Mr Thomas Emerson Forster at Haswell Colliery. From 1843 he labored for Thomas John Taylor of Earsdon till 1845 whilst he turned Viewer at "Black Boy" and "West Auckland" collieries. He moved in 1848 to "Marley Hill" and in 1854 to regulate mines at Radstock in Somerset and from 1863 at Poynton and value in Cheshire. In 1876 he moved again to the North East of britain to Tynemouth (and in a while to Duffield) and practised as a consulting engineer.
In 1852 he used to be one of many founders of the North of britain Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, at the beginning sitting at the first council, and from 1875 as Vice-President and from 1879-1881 as President. He turned an honorary member of the Institute in 1889.
. George Clementson Greenwell died on 6 November 1900
He had additionally been an energetic member of the establishment of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and a member (and three times President) of the Manchester Geological Society.
Among his many released papers have been 2 books of notice :-
In 1849 - A thesaurus of phrases utilized in the coal alternate of Northumberland and Durham
In 1850 - a realistic treatise on mine engineering. In 1899 he wrote his autobiography, The Autobiography of George Clementson Greenwell.
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