PIERCE, JAMES *
- Born: 1813 Died: 1868
Ironmaster, of Wexford. James Pierce, who was born in 1813, was a brother of RICHARD PIERCE . H e established the Pierce Iron Foundry in Wexford in 1839. He died in 1868. After his death the business was carried on and developed by the brothers Philip, Martin and John Pierce to become the largest iron foundry in Ireland.
All information in this entry is from (2008).
1 work entries listed in chronological order for PIERCE, JAMES *
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, CASTLEBRIDGE HOUSE|
|Nature:||Circular cast-iron conservatory.|
|Refs:||David Rowe & Eithne Scallan, Houses of Wexford(Ballinakella Press, 2004), no. 311(illua.)|