George Berkley (engineer)
|Sir George Berkley|
|Died||20 December 1893|
|Institution memberships||Institution of Civil Engineers (president)|
|Significant design||Colesberg Bridge|
Sir George Berkley (died 20 December 1893) was a British civil engineer. Berkley was born in London. He designed the Colesberg Bridge, a 390 m Warren truss bridge built in 1885 over the Orange River in Colesberg, South Africa.
Berkley was a consulting engineer for the Indian Midland Railway and, with Sir Charles Fox, built the 19 mile long Indian Tramway, a light railway running from Arconum to Conjeverum. He served as president of the Institution of Civil Engineers from May 1891 to May 1892.
Berkley was a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. His daughter, Rose, married Sir John St. George in 1894. He died on 20 December 1893.
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|Professional and academic associations|
|President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
May 1891 – May 1892
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