Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Civil engineer, of Ennis, Co. Clare. Edward Carroll, the eldest son of WILLIAM CARROLL[1]  WILLIAM CARROLL[1] and a brother of WILLIAM REGINALD CARROLL WILLIAM REGINALD CARROLL , was born circa 1847. He entered the family building firm and was placed in charge of its contract with Government to construct quays and a dockyard at Haulbowline, Co. Cork. He died in 1883, four years before the work was completed, at the age of thirty-six. His obituary in the Clare Journal of 18 Jun 1883 describes him as being of 'a gentle and unassuming manner and genial disposition'.


All information in this entry is from Eric Shaw, 'William Carroll, Building contractor and timber merchant, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1817-1889', typescript memoir by the great-grandson of William Carroll[1] in IAA.