skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Frederick F. Geach


Mining engineer. 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.


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


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Marchant, James, ed. 1916. Alfred Russel Wallace. Letters and reminiscences. 2 vols. London: Cassell and Company.