Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Dublin, active in the 1860s and 1870s. Abraham Deane may be the same person as the Abraham Deane who was a son of DAVID DEANE [2] DAVID DEANE [2] , of Cork, by his wife Catherine, daughter of Arthur Ussher of Camphire, Co. Waterford, and was a brother of WILLIAM HENRY DEANE WILLIAM HENRY DEANE (1)  In Thom's Directory for 1863 his address is given as Islandbridge, where he is described as 'clerk of works in the Royal Engineer Department' with another address at 57 Prussia Street.(1) In Thom's directories for 1864-1865 and 1868-71 he is listed as an engineer, with an address at 3 Ashbrook Terrace.(1) He may be the A. Deane who was struck off as a student of the RIAI's Association for Architectural Study on 30 October 1866.(2)


(1) Information kindly supplied by Hector Deane, who has a Deane family tree compiled by Thomas Manly Deane.  This Abraham Deane married Priscilla Moreton of Cork in 1859. 
(2) Abraham Deane is also named as resident at 3 Ashbrook Tce in Thom's Directory for 1863.
(3) RIAI council meeting minutes, 30 Oct 1866, 60.