Edward Aldrich (December 30, 1802 – November 23, 1857) was an English army officer, architect, and surveyor with the Royal Engineers. Aldrich was part of a detachment sent to survey Syria and Palestine in the 1840s. He was subsequently reassigned to Hong Kong where Aldrich Bay is named after him. He achieved the rank of Colonel before dying at age 57 in Marylebone, London.