Frederick F. Geach


Mining engineer in Malaya. Worked for the Portuguese government in Timor, where he met Alfred Russel Wallace in 1861, and was working in Malacca (Melaka) in 1867. Later a mineral and consulting engineer in Guildford, Surrey.

Sources: BMD (Death index)Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/812/45/34) Correspondence vol. 15, letter from A. R. Wallace, 2 March [1867]England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (, accessed 21 August 2015)Marchant ed. 1916 (See the bibliography for full references to sources)