Robert Stevenson (civil engineer)
In 1786 Stevenson was at a gunsmith in teaching. Subsequently, he studied with his stepfather Thomas Smith. Stevenson's mother, Jane Smith married 1792. Stevenson in 1800 a partner in the company of his stepfather.
Robert Stevenson continued, founded by his stepfather family tradition of Lighthouse farmers. His three sons, David, Alan and Thomas, and his grandson David Alan Stevenson and Charles Alexander Stevenson and his great-grandson Alan Stevenson followed him in erecting lighthouses.
The Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson, with his book " Treasure Island" was known in particular was the son of Thomas and thus the grandson of Robert Stevenson.
- Robert Stevenson (1772-1850), Scottish engineer and lighthouse builder Alan Stevenson ( engineer) ( 1807-1865 ), Scottish engineer and lighthouse builder, son
- David Stevenson ( engineer) ( 1815-1886 ), Scottish engineer and lighthouse builder, son David Alan Stevenson, grandson
- Charles Alexander Stevenson (1855-1950), Scottish engineer and lighthouse builder, grandson Alan Stevenson (1891-1971), Scottish engineer and lighthouse builder, great-grandson
- Robert Louis ( Balfour ) Stevenson ( 1850-1894 ), Scottish writer, grandchildren
Projects by Robert Stevenson
- Hutcheson Bridge, Glasgow
- Melville Column, Edinburgh - Memorial to Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville