Engineer, for biography of whom see Min.Proc.Inst.CE 39 (1874-5, Pt. 1), 273-278, Oxford DNB, APSD, &c. Sir John Rennie, the second son of JOHN RENNIEJOHN RENNIE , carried on his father's civil engineering practice. In Ireland he was responsible for several harbour and dock schemes and was consultant to the Newry Navigation Company in connection with the deepening of the channel of the Newry River.(1) He was engineer-in-chief to the Newry & Enniskillen Railway in the late 1840s.(2)
(1) 1st Report of the Commissioners of Public Works, Ireland (1833), 6; Min.Proc.Inst.CE 4 (1845), 371-2; John Rennie, 'On the improvement of the navigation of the River Newry', Min.Proc.Inst.CE 10 (1850-51), 277. (2) Jones transcripts from Thom's directories for 1847,1848 and 1849.
10 work entries listed in chronological order for RENNIE, JOHN  (SIR) #
New harbour designed by John Rennie; construction supervised by John Rennie. Resident engineer: D. Logan.
Documentation 1820-1833,1837,1841-43, in NA OPW8/110/1,3,4,6,10; Pigot and Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824), 271; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 149-150.
Deepening of river channel to be effected according to plan given by Sir John Rennie. Resident engineer: John Ramsay.
1st Report of the Commissioners of Public Works, Ireland (1833), 6; Min.Proc.Inst.CE 4 (1845), 371-2; John Rennie, 'On the improvement of the navigation of the River Newry', Min.Proc.Inst.CE 10 (1850-51), 277; Noel P. Wilkins, Alexander Nimmo, Master Engineer, 1783-1832: public works and civil surveys (Irish Academic Press, 2009), 258.