Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Chief engineer to the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway. Bowman Malcolm, son of James Malcolm, of Cheshire, and his wife Ann Davys, was born in England on 7 April 1854.(1))  He spent his entire career, from 1870, when he started his apprenticeship, until his retirement, in the service of the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway. He was appointed locomotive engineer and carriage superintendent in 1877, and in about 1906, after the railway had been bought by the Midland Railway Company, was appointed civil engineer as well as locomotive engineer. At about the same time he became civil engineer of the County Donegal Joint Railways. He died in 1932 or 1933.  At the time of the 1911 census, he had been married to his wife, Mary Elizabeth, for twenty-seven years and had three surviving children.

Inst.CE: elected member, 7 December 1886; resigned 15 November 1932.

Address: Home:  9 Antrim Road, Belfast, 1911;   Inver, Ashley Park, Belfast, 1923.



All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Inst.CE records, courtesy of Mrs Carol Morgan, and from the obituary of Malcolm in IB 75, 14 Jan 1933, 26.

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Nature: 'has two openings, and is one of the most interesting railway bridges in the north'.
Refs: Obituary of Malcolm in IB 75, 14 Jan 1933, 26