- Born: 1838 Died: 1911
Engineer to the Great Southern & Western Railway. Kennett Bayley, an Englishman, was born in October 1838 and educated at Rugby School. He served his pupilage with Ransome's of Ipswich and Robert Hodgson of Newcastle-on-Tyne. After working for the North Eastern Railway Co. and the River Tyne Commissioners, he was appointed engineer to the Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland in 1877. He held the post until 1900, when he resigned and returned to England, dying at Mirfield, Yorkshire, on 24 June 1911.
Bayley's pupils and assistants included jJOHN EDWARD EVERETT and JOHN FRANCIS SIDES.
ICEI: member 1879; vice-president, 1887-8; had ceased to be a member by 1902.(1)
Inst.CE: elected member, 2 February 1875.
Address:(2) Home: Seven Oaks, Kilmainham, <=1896 until >=1900.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the brief obituary of Bayley in Min.Proc.Inst.CE 188 (1911-12), 427.
(1) TICEI, lists of officers and members.
(2) Post Office Dublin Directory.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BAYLEY, KENNETT
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NORTH WALL, NO. 094-97 (GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY GOODS TERMINUS)|
|Nature:||New. With C. Mulvany. Contractor: S.H. Bolton. Estimated cost £38,835. Clerk of Works: James Campbell.
IAA, PKS B06a/20, B09/04, B10/12, A06 (May 1880); Irish Times, 13 Jul 1880, 2.