Alexander Gibb: the story of an engineer.

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Alexander Gibb: The Story of an Engineer Hardcover – January 1, by Godfrey HARRISON (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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In this beautifully illustrated, full colour book, the authors tell for the first time the full story of British consulting engineers from their early beginnings, through the establishment of the profession in the 18th century, the ‘Railway Age’ of the s, their post World War Two international boom and on to the recent commercialisation and consolidation of the industry.

Early life and military service. Gibb was born in Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire, the son of civil engineer Alexander Easton Gibb and his wife, Hope Brown was the great-grandson of John Gibb, an early member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a colleague of its first President, Thomas Telford.

He was educated at the High School of Dundee, the Abbey School in Beckenham, Rugby Born: 12 FebruaryBroughty Ferry. Peter L Booen FICE FCIArb is a civil engineer who started his career with a contractor () before joining Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners (later GIBB Ltd) consulting engineers, UK.

He has written and administered many engineering and construction contracts, both nationally and internationally, including those involving financial institutions. John Gibb () Like his father before him, John Gibb found himself an orphan as a child at the young age of fifteen.

Although one of a large family, he was noted to be his father's son. John served as an apprentice to John Rennie on the new harbour for Greenock and the Lancaster canal and at Leith under Alexander Easton of Falkirk.

Janet Milne Rae (née Gibb, –), usually known as Mrs. Milne Rae, was a Scottish novelist and missionary born at Willowbank, Gibb lost her civil engineer father, Alexander Gibb, at the age of twenty and her mother, Margaret Smith, at the age of twelve.

The career of Telford is described in the D.N.B. and many other works, a modern work being (Sir) Alexander Gibb, The Story of Telford: The Rise of Civil Engineering (London, ); this article will be concerned only with Telford's work in Wales and on the Borders.

Telford became ‘Surveyor of public works’ in Salop, and, inengineer.

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Alternate Name(s): Gibb (maiden name); Mrs. Milne Rae (familiar name) Biography: Janet Milne Rae was born at Willowbank, Aberdeen, the daughter of the prominent civil engineer Alexander Gibb and his wife Margaret Smith.

Her maternal grandfather was William Smith, one architect in a family of architects. Get this from a library. The story of Telford; the rise of civil engineering. [Alexander Gibb] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews Gibb, Alexander, Sir, Story of Telford.

London, A. Maclehose & co., (OCoLC) Brigadier-General Sir Alexander Gibb GBE CB FRS [1] (12 February – 21 January ) was a Scottish civil engineer. Gibb was born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, the son of the civil engineer, Alexander Easton Gibb, and the grandson of John Gibb, a founder member of the Institution of Civil was educated at the High School of Dundee, Rugby and University College, London.

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Alexander Kennedy had left the college by that time, having created a fine engineering laboratory, to found the firm of Kennedy & Donkin, electrical engineering consultants, with which Gibb was to have close associations later.

His teachers included Thomas Hudson Beare, later Regius Professor of. Alexander Gibb Early the civil engineer Alexander Gibb had been headhunted by his mentor, Eric Geddes. Geddes was a competent former railway manager who had previously been successfully employed to create an effective logistic rear for the British Army in.

Sir Alexander Gibb is senior member of the firm of Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners, consulting engineers, and late Chairman of Easton Gibb and Son, Ltd., contractors for the construction of H.M.

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dockyard, Rosyth. He is actively engaged in all forms of civil engineering, and was Consulting Engineer to the Admiralty for the Singapore Naval Base. Alexander Gibb (–), builder and engineer, and his wife, Margaret Smith, daughter of a Balmoral architect.

Gibb's grandfather, John Gibb (– ), was a civil engineer who worked with Telford and specialized in harbour construction and river engineering. His nephew Sir Alexander Gibb. Previous; Products. Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk in the Parish of Pyketillim With; Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk in the Parish of Pyketillim; Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk in the Parish of Pyketillim [By W.

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Brown, and J. Hudson Department of Mineral Resources Engineering, Imperial College of. Gibb had engineering in the blood - indeed, the profession was so ingrained in him he might as well as have oil for blood.

His father was the founder of the engineering group that would become Easton Gibb and Son, his grandfather had been a pupil of Telford, his great-grandfather was a founder member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and.

The preparation was carried out under the general direction of the FIDIC Contracts Committee comprising K.B. (Tony) Norris, Consulting Engineer, UK; Michael Mortimer-Hawkins of SwedPower, Sweden; and John Bowcock of Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners Ltd. FIDIC wishes to record its appreciation of the time and effort devoted by all the above.

Brigadier-General Sir Alexander Gibb GBE CB FRS (12 February – 21 January ) was a Scottish civil engineer. Gibb was born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, the son of the civil engineer, Alexander Easton Gibb, and the great-grandson of John Gibb, an early member of the Institution of Civil was educated at the High School of Dundee, Rugby and University College, London.The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

Based in London, ICE has o members, of whom three-quarters are located in the UK, while the rest are located in more than other countries. The ICE aims to support the civil engineering profession by offering professional.Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners was a British firm of Consulting Civil Engineers, based at Queen Anne's Lodge, Queen Anne's Gate and subsequently Telford House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London untilwhen it relocated to Earley House, London Road, Reading, Berkshire.

The firm had been founded in by noted Scottish Civil Engineer, Sir Alexander Gibb.