|Alma mater Edinburgh University|
Occupation Lighthouse engineer
|Name Alan Stevenson|
|Born 1807Edinburgh, Scotland|
Died 1865 Portobello, Edinburgh
Employer Northern Lighthouse Board
Children Robert Alan Mowbray Stevenson Jean Margaret Alan Stevenson Dorothea Francis Alan Stevenson Katharine Elizabeth Alan Stevenson (m. Sidney de Mattos)
Parent(s) Robert Stevenson (father)
Alan Stevenson (1807, Edinburgh – 1865, Portobello, Edinburgh) was a Scottish lighthouse engineer who was Engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses. Among his notable works is the Skerryvore Lighthouse.
A member of the famous Stevenson family of engineers, eldest son of Robert Stevenson, and brother of David and Thomas Stevenson, between 1843 and 1853 he built thirteen lighthouses in and around Scotland. The writer Robert Louis Stevenson was the son of Thomas and thus the nephew of Alan Stevenson.
He is buried in the Stevenson family plot in New Calton Cemetery with his wife, Margaret Scott Jones.