Thomas Rawlings Mould

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Thomas R. Mould

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Rawlings Mould (31 May 1805–13 June 1886) was a notable English soldier and engineer.[1]

Mould was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in 1826.[1] He designed covered slips at Chatham Dockyard in the 1840s. He went to New Zealand in 1855.[1] He designed the Upper Hutt blockhouse, built in 1860 to protect European settlers during the Wellington Wars, and planned the same type of structure at Blockhouse Bay in Auckland. He also did work in connection with Albert Barracks in Auckland.


  1. ^ a b c Crawford, J. A. B. "Thomas Rawlings Mould". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.