Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Railway engineer, active from the 1890s or earlier until the 1920s or later. P.P. Higgins was a native of Dublin and served his apprenticeship at the Inchicore works of the Great Southern & Western Railway. He then became chief draughtsman with the Dublin & South Eastern Railway Company. In 1904 he joined the Colonial Civil Service working first on on the Cyprus railway, then in Sierra Leone and Cameroon, before being transferred in 1916 to the Rhodesian Railways, where he served as works manager for three years. In 1924 he became general manager and engineer of the Barbados Government Railways.


All information in this entry is from the brief biography of Higgins in IB 66, 6 Sep 1924, ?.