Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Civil engineer, of Dublin, active in the 1850s and 1860s. William Tankerville Archer, son of Henry Archer, a Dublin lawyer,(1) was educated at Rugby School and admitted to Trinity College, Dublin, in 1845. He received the BA degree in 1850, having also attended a course of engineering classes. He then spent a year's pupilage with CHARLES SAXTON OTTLEY  CHARLES SAXTON OTTLEY engaged on the Lough Neagh drainage scheme and subsequently worked as a railway engineer.

ICEI: elected associate, 1856.

Address: 74 Stephen's Green South, <=1853->=1863.


All information in this entry is from G.D. Burtchaell & T.U. Sadleir, eds., Alumni Dublinenses (1935), I, 17, and ICEI membership applications, I, 12.

(1) The Freeman's Journal reports the marriage of Henry Benjamin Archer, barrister, to Sophia, daughter of William Tankerville Chamberlain at Kilfane on 30 November 1827.