Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. Andrew Christopher Palles appears to have been a son of Andrew Christopher Palles, solicitor, of Mountjoy Square, Dublin, and to have gone to school at Clongowes College. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 2 February 1846 at the age of sixteen, and obtained the Diploma in Civil Engineering in 1850 and the BA degree in 1851.(1) He was subsequently engaged on water, sewerage and irrigation works in Canada, America, India and Ireland.(2) In 1867 he was appointed engineer for carrying out sewerage works at Kingstown, Co. Dublin.(3)

ICEI: elected member, 7 April 1875.(4)

Address: 21 Northumberland Road, Dublin, 1875.(5)



(1) G.D. Burtchaell & T.U. Sadleir, eds., Alumni Dublinenses (1935), supplement, p.R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated.
(2) ICEI Membership Applications, II, 28 (microfilm in NLI, Pos. 9384).
(3) IB 9, 1 May 1867, 111.
(4) TICEI 11 (1874-1876), 23.
(5) See note 2, above.

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Date: 1865
Nature: 'Mr Palles' appointed engineer for carrrying out same.
Refs: IB 9, 1 May 1867, 111.