County surveyor for Co. Donegal southern division (1898-1912) and northern division (1912-1933). James Hardie Steadman, son of David Steadman, draper, was born in Edinburgh in 1861 or 1862. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a sizar in June 1882 and was awarded the BAI degree in 1886 and the MAI degree in 1893. He was appointed county surveyor for the southern division of Co. Donegal at the end of 1898, following the transfer of RICHARD WILLIAM FREDERICK LONGFIELD to Co. Cork. In 1912 he was transferred to the northern division, in succession to JAMES R.A. FERGUSON , remaining in the post until 1933, when he resigned. At the time of the 1911 census he had been married to his wife, Bessie, for eleven years and had two sons.
Address: Home: Lurganboy, Donegal, 1911; 13 Crawford Square, Derry, 1933.
Information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from the 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Oct 2009) and from Brendan O'Donoghue, The Irish County Surveyors 1834-1944 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007), 303.
R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated; O'Donoghue gives the date as 1887.
Irish Times, 27 Jan 1933 (information from Brendan O'Donoghue, 1915).
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||JHS prepares plans for gas generating station and distribution mains for RDC.
Brendan O'Donoghue, The Irish County Surveyors 1834-1944 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007), 303