Alexander Mitchell (d.1848)
Born son of John Mitchell, Senior
Apprenticed to his brother, Joseph Mitchell, engineer to the Commission for Highland Roads and Bridges.
Worked on the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal to gain experience of masonry work
c.1832 Started practicing in Perth as a Civil Engineer, engineering roads, railway embankments, bridges, etc
1845 of Perth, when he was elected Associate of the Inst Civil Engineers
In partnership with James Young, engineers and architects in Perth.
Sources of Information
- Civil Engineer records