Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. George David Gray, who, according to the 1911 census was born in Dublin in 1864 or 1865, studied engineering at Trinity College, Dublin, and obtained the BAI degree in 1889. He then assisted ARTHUR IRWIN MAHON ARTHUR IRWIN MAHON , surveyor of Pembroke Township, on sewerage and water projects, before working on a number of railway schemes: namely the Ballinrobe & Claremorris railway under R. Worthington; the Downpatrick & Ardglass railway under GEORGE PARNALL& GEORGE PARNALL& #160; CULVERWELL CULVERWELL , and the South Clare, the Skibbereen & Baltimore and the Collooney & Claremorris railways under W.M. Murphy. He then returned to Dublin to work for SPENCER HARTY SPENCER HARTY , the borough surveyor, on a general survey of Dublin's drains. His later career is not recorded; he may possibly have remained in the employment of Dublin Corporation. He died circa 1949.  The 1911 census records that  he had married his wife, Anna Louisa, circa 1901 and had four children.

ICEI: elected member, 1895.
Inst.CE: elected associate member, 5 May 1896.(1)
Royal Sanitary Institute: member by 1911.

Addresses: 28 Castlewood Avenue, Rathmines, 1895; 10 Albany Terrace, Ranelagh, <=1911-1917; 51 Rathfarnham Park, Rathfarnham, 1938.


All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from ICEI admissions applications, III, 31, and Thom's directories.

(1) Charter…and list of members of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1914), 194.