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Dr James Taylor Carrick

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Death: July 27, 1909 (44)
East coast of Southern Africa, SS Waratah , Cape Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of James Carrick and Eliza Carrick
Husband of Helen Frances Sarah Steenberg . Carrick

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About Dr James Taylor Carrick

Carrick's contributions to metallurgy consisted of several United States patents for improvements in smelting sulfide ores (1906), the wet treatment of mattes containing metals of the copper, iron or nickel groups (1908), agitating and separating mixtures of solid matter and liquids (1908), pyritic smelting (1908), smelting copper or copper-nickel ores (1908), and the treatment of pyritic copper and copper-nickel ores (1909). In all these patent applications he described himself as James Taylor Carrick, geologist, living in Johannesburg.

Most likely birth and parents : https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-30226-2908039/james-tayl...

Born Glasgow , Scotland

Marriage 1906 : https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-XH17-41S?i=721&cc=...

Carrick Australia, South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940

1900 : https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS69-ZS8N?cc=26131...

James Taylor Carrick was a passenger on the ill-fated S.S. Waratah, which left Durban for Cape Town on July 26th, 1909, and, after being sighted on the following day off Cape Hermes, was not heard of again.

He was educated at Glasgow University, and after eight years of office work in that city, during which he also pursued his studies at the Technical College, he went to Leipzig, where in 1891 he obtained the degrees of D.Ph. and M.A.

In the following year he was appointed metallurgist of the Luhrig Coal and Ore Dressing Go., Germany, whence he went on a prospecting tour in Zululand. In 1895 he became mining editor of the Johannesburg Star, afterwards starting business as a consulting engineer and geologist in that place.

During the South African War, from 1899 to 1902, Mr. Garrick was in Government service, and from 1902 onwards he resumed his practice and acted for many well-known Rand Syndicates; he was the author of geological maps of various parts of the Rand. On 26 July 1909 DR JT Carrick sailed for England from Durban on the passenger steamer SS Waratah. The ship mysteriously disappeared between Durban and East London and he was officially presumed to have died on 27 July 1909. He was married to Helen Frances Sarah Carrick ( Steenberg ).

__ born in Australia ??


Bio . 1. http://www.s2a3.org.za/bio/Biograph_final.php?serial=461

2.https://www.nmrs.org.uk/resources/obituaries-of-members/c/james-tay...

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Patents :

https://patents.google.com/patent/US882234

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Dr James Taylor Carrick's Timeline

1865
April 20, 1865
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
1909
July 27, 1909
Age 44
East coast of Southern Africa, SS Waratah , Cape Colony