Charles Henry Stewart died in Switzerland on February 22nd, 1935, at the age of 58.

After receiving his general education at the Liverpool Institute, he began his scientific training at the Liverpool University in 1893 with the aid of Lord Derby, Tate Technical, and Lancashire County Council scholarships. He graduated with the B.Sc. Honours Schools in civil engineering and mathematics, and a National Scholarship. In 1897 he took a further course at the Royal School of Mines and obtained the First Class Associateship in both mining and metallurgy and the De la Beche prize in mining. He acted as demonstrator in mining at the Royal School of Mines during 1900 and 1901. In 1901 he received the M.Sc. degree (Civil Engineering Faculty) at Liverpool University, and in the some year he went to Canada as assistant manager of the Belmont gold mines in Ontario.

From 1902 to 1904, he was assistant to the late Mr. Alexander Hill, engaged in reporting on gold and copper mines in Turkey-in-Asia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Egypt, Spain, and British Columbia. In 1904 he was admitted into partnership with Mr. Hill, under the style of Alexander Hill & Stewart, as consulting engineers and mines managers, and on the death of Mr. Hill in April, 1912, he continued to practise under the same style.

Mr. Stewart was elected on Associate of the Institution in 1903 and was transferred to Membership in 1909. He was it Member of Council from 1914 to 1921, and again in 1922-23.

Vol. 45, Trans I.M.M., 1935-36, pp.522-23

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