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Bellamy, Robert Bayard, 1879-1962



Robert Bayard Bellamy (1879-1962) was an American civil engineer and professional surveyor, with offices at 25 Eldon Street in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He succeeded the surveying business of Frederic Endicott of Canton, Massachusetts in 1922. He also held several positions with the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Bellamy was born October 23, 1879 in Dorchester, Mass. to Anna Muirson Johnson (1839-1922) and William Bellamy (1846-1940). He had two brothers, William Woolsy Bellamy (1877-1935) and Arthur Muirson Bellamy (1881-1968). He attended Boston Public Latin School and graduated from Trinity College in 1901 with a degree in mathematics.

Bellamy married Arabella Chandler McClintock (1878-1962), daughter of John Norris McClintock (1846-1914). They had one daughter, Josephine McClintock Bellamy (1914-2001). Bellamy died May 13, 1962 in Dorchester, Mass.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Bayard Bellamy surveying papers

Call Number: MS.LMEC.0007
Scope and Contents The Robert Bayard Bellamy surveying papers consist primarily of surveys of properties in eastern Massachusetts circa 1860-1950, with the bulk of surveys done approximately 1890-1930. Surveys show property boundaries, structures, owners, planning, and infrastructure such as public transit and utilities. The Papers include topographical maps, engineering and architectural drawings, and other materials presumably used in the creation of the surveys, as well as miscellaneous documents of...
Dates: 1827 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1930