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Biographical entry Moncrieff, Alexander Bain (1845 - 1928)

22 May 1845
Dublin, Ireland
11 April 1928
Rose Park, South Australia, Australia


Alexander Moncrieff was Engineer-in-Chief at Adelaide from 1888 and from 1909 Railways Commissioner.

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Private hands (Moncrieff, A.H.)

  • Alexander Bain Moncrieff - Records, 1845 - 1928; Private hands (Moncrieff, A.H.). Details

Published resources


  • Cumming, D. A.; Moxham, G. C., They built South Australia : engineers, technicians, manufacturers, contractors and their work (Adelaide: D.A. Cumming and G.C Moxham, 1986), 241 pp. pp.141-2. Details

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  • Chrimes, M. M.; Cox, R. C.; Cross-Rudkin, P. S. M.; Elton, J. M. H.; Hurst, B. L.; McWilliam, R. C.; Rennison, R. W.; Sutherland, R. J. M.; Thomas, R. E. ed., Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3: 1890-1920 (London, United Kingdom: Thomas Telford Publishing, 2014), 775 pp. pp.435-6. Details


McCarthy, G.J.