Henry Berry

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Henry Berry, (1719 in England – 1812) was Liverpool's second dock engineer succeeding Thomas Steers and being succeeded by Thomas Morris. Berry Street in Liverpool may be named after Berry who lived in a house at the junction with Duke Street, where the White Horse pub stands.[1]

He built Salthouse Dock, George's Dock and King's Docks in Liverpool. He designed Queen's Dock for the Hull Dock Company which opened Tuesday 22 September 1778.[2] In 1769 he checked Peter P Burdett's survey for the route of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.[3] He also designed the Sankey Canal.[4]


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Preceded by
Thomas Steers
Engineer to Mersey Docks and Harbour Board
Succeeded by
Thomas Morris