- Born: 1827 Died: 1894
Engineer with Dublin Corporation from the 1860s until his death. James Andrews, who was born in 1827,(1) served an apprenticeship in Glasgow with - Gale, with whom he remained as an assistant for a further four years. He then became resident engineer on the South Staffordshire Waterworks. In about 1864 he was appointed resident engineer for the Dublin Corporation Waterworks.(1) He remained in the Corporation's Engineering Department for the rest of his life and had risen to the position of Assistant Engineer by the time of his death on 24 February 1894.(2)
ICEI: elected member, 1869;(3) council member, 1872-1876.(4)
Addresses: Home:(5) Sunnyside, Bray, 1868-1869;(6) 8 Emorville Terrace, South Circular Road, <=1874->=1875; 12 Charleville Road, Rathmines, <=1883 until death.(7)
(1) Date given in R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 281; the date of death is incorrect, however.
(2) Information about Andrews's early career is from ICEI membership applications, I, 101.
(3) Notice of death in IB 36, 15 Mar 1894, 73.
(4) See note 1, above.
(5) Jones transcripts from lists of ICEI officers in Thom's Directories.
(6) From Thom's and Post Office Directories unless otherwise stated.
(7) See note 1, above.
(8) Street number given, apparently wrongly, as 2 in ICEI lists of members.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for ANDREWS, JAMES
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|Building:||CO. CLARE, BALLYVAUGHAN (NEAR), RESERVOIR|
|Nature:||According to De Burca Rare Books Catalogue 100 (1912) 1, James Andrews's book, On Burren Waterworks, with Remarks on the Geological Formation of the District, Showing the cause of the Scarcity of Water (Dublin, 1872) records the building for Luke White, 2nd Baron Annaly, of a reservoir in the neighbourhood of Ballyvaughan.
|Building:||CO. CLARE, BALLYVAUGHAN, WATER SUPPLY|
|Nature:||Extension of scheme to centre of village.
|Refs:||James Andrews, 'On Burren waterworks', TICEI 11 (1874-1876), 12-23; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 242.|
|Andrews, James||On Burren Waterworks, with Remarks on the Geological Formation of the District, Showing the cause of the Scarcity of Water
||1872||Dublin, 1872. 12 pp. with 6 large folding maps. (copy for sale by De Burca Rare Books, Catalogue 100 (2012), 1, no. 6.)
|Andrews, James||'On Burren Waterworks, with remarks on the geological formation of the district, shewing the cause of scarcity of water'||1875||TICEI 11 (1876), 12-23.|
|Andrews, James||'On the supply of water to Cahercon demesne'||1876||TICEI 11 (1876), 118-128.|
|Andrews, James||'The supply of water to Cahercon Demesne, illustrating the advantageous application of the water power of Ireland'||1876||IB 18, 15 May 1876, 145-146. (Paper read to ICEI, 3 May 1876.)|
|Andrews, James||'The Supply of water to Cahercon Demesne, illustrating the advantageious application of the water-power of Ireland'||1876||Paper read to ICEI, 3 May 1876, published in TICEI 11 (1876), 119ff., andIB 18, 15 May 1876, 145-6|