Henry F. Pearly was a Canadian surveyor and engineer working in the later part of the 19th century. Pearly attended Kings College of Engineering, which is today the University of New Brunswick, Canada. For a time, he worked as the Chief Engineer of the 800 meter St. Peter's Canal, on Cape Breton Island. He also designed the dry dock in Kingston, Ontario and docks in British Columbia, among many other important Canadian engineering projects.