Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Engineers

 

Engineers may have trained at a university. See University Records.

Engineers may be employed by local councils as municipal surveyors. See Municipal Officers.

See Business Records.

Also see Inventor Records.

Also see Designer Records.

Also see Public Infrastructure Records.

 

REGISTRATION

 

VICTORIAN BUILDING AUTHORITY - BUILDING PRACTITIONERS REGISTER

At present in order to operate engineers need to be registered. The building practitioners register includes building surveyors, building inspectors, quantity surveyors, engineers, draftsperson, domestic project managers, erectors/supervisors of temporary structures, commercial builders, domestic builders and demolishers.

https://consumer.etoolbox.buildingcommission.com.au/Pages/Search.aspx

 

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL ENGINEERING REGISTER

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/Engineering-Registers/National-Engineering-Register/Search-The-NER

 

ASSOCIATIONS

 

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE - PROCEEDINGS OF THE VICTORIAN INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS 1883-1948

https://digitised-collections.unimelb.edu.au/handle/11343/104

 

Engineers in Australia may have been members of British institutions:

 

ANCESTRY - UNITED KINGDOM, CIVIL ENGINEER RECORDS, 1820-1930

This collection contains documents relating to membership in the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1820-1930. They may be browsed and they are searchable.

https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=3585

 

ANCESTRY - UNITED KINGDOM, MECHANICAL ENGINEER RECORDS, 1847-1938

This database contains documents relating to membership in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers from 1847 to 1938. They may be browsed and they are searchable.

https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=3149

 

 

WEBSITE

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE

A gateway to the history of Australian science, technology, engineering and medicine.

http://www.eoas.info/

 

 

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