GERARD, Patrick. 11.6.1794 — Simla 4.10.1848. British Officer and Scientist in India. Son of Gilbert G., D.D., and Helen Duncan, brother of —> Alexander and James Gerard. Educated in Aberdeen, in 1812 joined Bengal army. In regimental service, partly in hill corps. Collaborated with his brothers.
Publications: Three meteorological articles in AsRes 15, 1825 and JASB 2 & 12.
– With A. Gerard: “Account of a Journey through the Himalaya Mountains”, Edinburgh Philos. Journal 1824, 295-305.
Sources: H.M.C[hichester], D.N.B. 21, 224.