WALKER, JAMES #
- Born: 1781 Died: 1862
Scottish-born engineer, resident in London, for whom see obituary in Min.Proc.Inst.CE 22 (1862-1863), 630-634. In 1838 Walker and his partner Burges made designs for Belfast Harbour.(1) Later, in 1844, he produced a report on railway communication with Ireland,(2) and in 1846 another report on the proposed Newry, Warrenpoint & Rostrevor Railway.(3)
(1) NA/PRO (Kew) MR 660 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44; old ref; now MR1/666/2?).
(2) Abridged version published in Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 6 (Jan 1844), 455-457(illus.).
(3) NA/OPW 5621/46 (ref. from. Rena Lohan, Guide to the Archives of the Office of Public Works (OPW, 1994), 277.
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|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HARBOUR|
|Nature:||Walker & Burges make designs for same.|
|Refs:||NA/PRO (Kew) MR 660 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)|