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Charles Alexander Stevenson (1855, Edinburgh – 1950) was a Scottish lighthouse engineer who built twenty three lighthouses in and around Scotland.

Born into the famous Stevenson family of lighthouse engineers, son of David Stevenson, brother of David Alan Stevenson, and nephew of Thomas Stevenson, he was educated at Edinburgh University. Between 1887 and 1937 he built twenty three lighthouses with his brother, David, and is noted for his experiments with optics. His cousin was Robert Louis Stevenson, and grandfather was Robert Stevenson. His son Alan (1891-1971) was the last of the family to enter the trade.

Lighthouses of Charles A Stevenson

Maughold Head lighthouse


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