Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Assistant county surveyor for Co. Offaly from 1881 or earlier until or 1887 or later.   Barr, who was also engineer to Edenderry Board of Guardians, was responsible for repairs and alterations to the Church of Ireland church at Edenderry, Co. Offaly, in 1891.(1)  He had died by 1900, when his post had passed to HORACE R. WATERS. HORACE R. WATERS. (2)

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(1) IB 33, 15 Oct 1891, 256.
(2) IB 33, 1 Nov 1891, 239.
(2)   Evelyn Barr, a widow who was the proprietress of a hotel in Main Street, Edenderry, at the time of the 1911 census, may have been his wife.   If so, according to the census return, he had married her circa 1881 and had had five children.


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Building: CO. OFFALY, EDENDERRY, CHURCH (CI, CASTROPETRE OR MONASTERORIS PARISH)
Date: 1891
Nature: Repairs and alterations
Refs: IB 33, 15 Oct 1891, 236