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Biographical entry Haynes, Henry Thomas (1858 - 1941)

23 June 1858
Smythesdale, Victoria, Australia
13 December 1941
Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Civil engineer and Municipal engineer


Henry Thomas Haynes CE AssocMInstCE MRSI AMIEAust, was engineer and town clerk to the City of Hawthorn, engineer and surveyor to the City of Perth, and engineer and surveyor to the Town of Fremantle. He was active in the formation of the Western Australian Institute of Engineers, was a Councillor from its formation in 1909, was President in 1915-1916, and became a foundation member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (IEAust) when it formed in 1919, and a Western Australian representative on the council of IEAust.



Career event - Granted Certificate of Competency as Engineer and Surveyor (CE), Local Government Act 1874 VIC
Career event - Member (MVIE), Victorian Institute of Engineers
Career event - Member, Association of Municipal and County Engineers, London
1903 - c. 1910
Career position - Engineer, City of Perth, Western Australia
1904 - 1931
Career event - Associate Member (AssocMInstCE), Institution of Civil Engineers, London
Career event - Granted Certificate of Qualification as Engineer (CE), Local Government Act 1906 NSW
1909 - 1919
Career event - Member (MWAIE), Western Australian Institution of Engineers
1910 - 1925
Career position - Town clerk and Engineer, Town of Fremantle, Western Australia
c. 1913
Career event - Member (MRSI), Royal Sanitary Institute, London
Career event - Member, Institute of Local Government Engineers of Australasia
1919 - 1942
Career event - Foundation Associate Member (AMIEAust), Institution of Engineers Australia
Life event - Retired
Life event - Buried, Boroondara Cemetery, Victoria

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Membership certificates of the Australian Institute of Engineers and other engineering and surveying bodies, 1888-1919, [not before 1931] [manuscript]., 1888 - 1931, MS 10314; Henry Thomas Haynes 1858-1942; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

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