Ancestry has uploaded a new addition to it’s Occupations Collection, this time it is the turn of civil and mechanical engineers. The records include complete work records recording apprenticeships served, places worked, promotions, salaries and retirement details. Included is a dataset of photographs of civil engineers.
The three sections of the dataset are made up of
Mechanical Engineers 1870 – 1930
Civil Engineers 1820 – 1930
Civil Engineers Photographs 1829 – 1923
The Victorian era saw some great engineering projects such as railways, the underground, bridges and sewers, many of the people involved with these works are included in this dataset.
The original records are held by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers.