Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Carpenter and builder, of 35 Usher's Quay, Dublin. Listed as such in Wilson's Dublin Directory 1819-1837, in the Post Office Dublin Directory for 1839 and in Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanac for 1841. Charles Disney was admitted a freeman of the city of Dublin at Christmas, 1817, as a member of the Corporation of Bricklayers.(1)   His name appears on a list of Dublin master carpenters and builders compiled in March 1834.(2)


(1) 'An alphabetical list of the Freemen of the City of Dublin, 1774-1824', The Irish Ancestor XV (1983), Nos. 1 & 2, 43.
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.