Cyril Kirkpatrick

Sir Cyril Reginald Sutton Kirkpatrick (1872–1957) was a British civil engineer.[1]

Cyril Kirkpatrick was born in London in 1872.[2] Kirkpatrick was Chief Engineer for the Port of London and formed the engineering firm of Kirkpatrick and Partners in 1924.[3] He served as president of the Institution of Civil Engineers between November 1931 and November 1932.[4] Between 1938 and 1942 Kirkpatrick drew many plans to Maryport sea wall and harbour.[5] Kirpatrick's firm was also involved with the construction of concrete caissons for the Mulberry Harbours used following the Normandy Landings during the Second World War.[3] He served as president of the Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers in 1950.[1] Kirkpatrick's firm merged with Scott and Wilson to form Scott & Wilson, Kirkpatrick and Partners in 1951. This firm later became the Scott Wilson Group.[3]


  1. ^ a b Watson, Garth (1989), The Smeatonians, London: Thomas Telford Ltd, p. 170, ISBN 0-7277-1526-7
  2. ^ Masterton, Gordon. "ICE Presidential Address" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 February 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2008.
  3. ^ a b c Scott Wilson Group, About Scott Wilson (PDF), retrieved 18 October 2008[dead link]
  4. ^ Watson, Garth (1988), The Civils, Thomas Telford, p. 252, ISBN 0-7277-0392-7
  5. ^ The National Archives, Records of Maryport Harbour Board, retrieved 18 October 2008

Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
George Humphreys
President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
November 1931 – November 1932
Succeeded by
Murdoch MacDonald