Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Assistant county surveyor for Co. Derry.  According to the 1911 census, Henry Mitchell was born in Derry in 1880 or 1881. He had been working in the office of MATTHEW ALEXANDER ROBINSON  MATTHEW ALEXANDER ROBINSON in Derry when, towards the end of 1902,  he was appointed to the assistant county surveyorship with responsibility for the Coleraine district.(1)   He held the post until at least 1947.(2)  He married Rosa Long in 1910 and had at least one son.(3)

Association of Municipal & County Engineers: admitted member, 1 October 1921.(4)


(1) IB 44, 6 Nov 1902, 1474.
(2) He is listed as an assistant county surveyor in Thom's Directory for 1948 but not in the edition for 1951.
(4) <1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Oct 2009).
(4) IB 63, 22 Oct 1921, 701.