FLETCHER, WILLIAM *
- Born: - Died: 1818
Plasterworker, living on the estate of RICHARD LOVELL EDGEWORTH , who assisted WILLIAM EDGEWORTH in the construction of the lath and plaster fan-vaulted ceiling of the Protestant church at Collon, Co. Louth. In 1818, during work on the ceiling, Fletcher was killed and his son badly injured, when the rope holding the scaffolding snapped.(1)
(1) C.C. Ellison, The Hopeful Traveller (1987), 87.