Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Cunningham
Designation: Engineer
Born: 14 July 1838
Died: 13 June 1896
Bio Notes: David Cunningham was born in Dundee on 14 July 1838, the son of John Cunningham and Margaret Bolton Archibald. He practised as an engineer and was Dundee Harbour Engineer from at least 1869 until at least 1890. He died in Newport, Fife on 13 June 1896.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this engineer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 241, Reform Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1869 *  
Item 2 of 2Harbour Chambers, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1870 From 1870 onwards

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This engineer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 91869Victoria Dock (with Swing and pedestrian bridges)  DundeeScotlandWith Charles Ower as consulting engineer
Item 2 of 91869Victoria Dock, East Graving or Dry Dock and Pump House  DundeeScotlandCompleted dock with assistance of Charles Ower Senior
Item 3 of 91872West PierBroughty Ferry DundeeScotland 
Item 4 of 91873Cluny HarbourBuckie BanffshireScotlandAssisted Cay.
Item 5 of 91874Victoria Dock, South Shed  DundeeScotlandWith Charles Ower
Item 6 of 91874Victoria Dock, transit sheds  DundeeScotlandWith Charles Ower as consulting engineer
Item 7 of 91877Harbour or Clocktower warehouse or granary  DundeeScotland 
Item 8 of 91884Montrose Harbour, Fish QuayMontrose AngusScotland 
Item 9 of 91890Eastern Wharf, Princess Alexandra Wharf and Caledon West Wharf  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this engineer:
Item 1 of 4Bell, S P1975A Biographical Index of British Engineers in the 19th Century New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep143
Item 3 of 4Johnston, W T Scottish Engineers and Shipbuilders   
Item 4 of 4Post Office Directories     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this engineer:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers1896CXXVI pp393-4 - obituary
Item 2 of 2Trans… of Inst of Engineers & Shipbuilders of Scot1896v39Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders of Scotlandp269 - obituary