TRAILL, WILLIAM ACHESON
- Born: 1844 Died: -
Engineer. William Acheson Traill was born on 2 September 1844, the third son of William Traill of Ballylough, Co. Antrim, by his second wife, Louisa Henrietta, daughter of Robert ffrench of Monivea Castle, Co. Galway.(1) He obtained the Licentiate in Civil Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1867.(2) He is probably the W.A. Traill, MA and CE of Portrush, Co. Antrim, who became a member of the RSAI in 1883.(3) He was engineer for the water supply scheme at Portballintrae, Co. Antrim, in 1900.(4)
(1) Burke’s Irish Family Records (1976), 1127.
(2) R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated.
(3) JRSAI 19 (1889), list of members.
(4) IB 42, 15 Dec 1900, 575.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for TRAILL, WILLIAM ACHESON
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, PORTBALLINTRAE, WATER SUPPLY SCHEME|
|Nature:||Water supply scheme 'in hand', for Ballymoney District Council.|
|Refs:||IB 42, 15 Dec 1900, 575|