Town surveyor of Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) from 1872 or earlier until circa 1890. Francis Arthur Doyle, who was born in about 1823, was a pupil of CHARLES GERARD FORTH , county surveyor for Co. Carlow, and then worked on the Waterford & Limerick Railway as a district engineer under CHARLES VIGNOLES . He joined the staff of Dublin Corporation as an assistant city engineer in 1851. By 1872 he had become town surveyor of Kingstown. During his tenure of the post, he was also responsible for water supply or sewerage schemes at Strabane, Letterkenny and Nenagh. He was succeeded by JOSEPH W. BERRY circa 1890 and died in 1894 or 1895.
ICEI: elected associate, 1853; elected member, 2 February 1881.
Addresses: 4 Talbot Place, Dublin, 1853; Arbutus Lodge, 73 Albert Road, Kingstown, 1874-75; 8 Marlborough Road, Kingstown, 1883-1889.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI admissions applications, I, 3, and Thom's directories.
Thom's Directory 1872.
His address in TICEI 20 (1889-90) list of members is still 'Town Hall, Kingstown', but Berry, who died in 1925 is said to have held the post for 35 years.
TICEI 24 (1894-5), Report of Council, 1.
TICEI 13 (1879-81), ? .
Post Office Directory 1874, 1875; Thom's Directory Ireland 1883.