Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Builder and grocer, of Westport, Co. Mayo.   William Hildebrand, son of Johann Heinrich Hildebrand and his wife Anna, née Sievers, was born in 1772.  His parents appear to have come to Westport from Westphalia.  In 1822-23 he and an Isaac Farrel were paid a total of £335.12s.3d. for re-roofing Westport Church of Ireland church.(1)  Hildebrand, who also owned a grocery shop in Westport, died in Westport in 1832 or 1839. He had married Sarah Louden (d.1829) in Westport in 1794,and had ten children.



References

All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from www.familysearch.org and http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/l/a/Tony-Bland/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0095.html;  the former gives the date of Hildebrand's death as 4 Aug 1832 the latter as 4 Aug 1839.

(1) RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane).