WADE, JOHN *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter, of 7 Constitution Hill, Dublin, listed as such in Wilson's Dublin Directory from 1798 or earlier until 1807. John and Thomas Wade tendered unsuccessfully for the contract to build a city marshalsea in 1803.(1) According to his fellow tradesmen, writing in 1834, John Wade had beeen in extensive business circa 1800, employing six men, but died poor.(2)
(1) CARD XVI, 294.
(2) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31; this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.