SUTHERLAND, Peter CormacBorn: 1822 04 07
Died: 1900 11 20
Born in Latheron, Caithness in Scotland, Sutherland qualified as a doctor at King's College in Aberdeen in 1847 but within a few years turned to geology and survey work with various voyages of discovery, giving his name to Sutherland Island off Greenland. In 1853 he came to Natal to participate in a geological survey, marking time as a medical practitioner before being appointed government geologist in 1854; in 1855 taking over the position of surveyor-general of Natal on the death of William STANGER, a position he held until he retired in 1887.
List of projects With photographs
|Grey's Hospital: 1855-1862. Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal - Project Architect |
Books citing SUTHERLAND
|HSRC. 1968. Dictionary of South African Biography Volume I. Cape Town: Tafelberg for The Human Sciences Research Council. pp 781-782|
|Kearney, Brian. 1973. Architecture in Natal from 1824 1893. Cape Town: Balkema. pp 74|