READ, MATTHIAS OR MATTHEW *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter, builder and 'undertaker', of 28 Cook Street, Dublin, who appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory for the years 1827 to 1837 and in the Post Office Dublin Directory for the years 1839 and 1844. The Matthew Bonaventure Read who was admitted to the Royal Dublin society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 30 April 1840(1) may possibly have been his son.
(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Drawing in Architecture admissions and prizewinners (in IAA).