HAWKSLEY, THOMAS #
- Born: 1807 Died: 1893
Civil engineer, of London, for biography of whom see Oxford DNB and obituary in Min.Proc.Inst.CE 117, 364-376. Hawksley became one of the leading experts on water supply systems and was responsible for the design and construction of waterworks for towns and cities throughout England as well as for Stockholm and Altona. In Ireland he designed the waterworks at Wexford in 1877(1) and at Waterford at about the same time.(2) He was also retained as a consultant by the Cork City pipe water committee.(3)
(1) IB 19, 1 Sep 1877, 262.
(2) IB 52, 8 Jan 1910, 11.
(3) Colin Rynne, The Industrial Archaeology of Cork City and its Environs (1999), 231,231,234,270n35.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for HAWKSLEY, THOMAS #
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, WEXFORD, WATERWORKS|
|Nature:||TH's design approved and to 'be carried out forthwith'.|
|Refs:||IB 19, 1 Sep 1877, 262; Min.Proc.Inst.CE 117 (1893-94), 367|