Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. Evan Purser Griffith, who, according to the 1911 census was born in 1906 or 1907, was the elder son of JOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH  JOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH and a grandson of Sir JOHN PURSER GRIFFITH JOHN PURSER GRIFFITH . He received the BAI degree from Trinity College Dublin in 1934(1) and became an assistant to his father and grandfather. Described as having a 'particularly attractive personality, keen on sport, steady and industrious', he was killed while taking part in a motor cycling competition in Co. Wicklow in May 1936.


All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the brief obituary of Griffith in IB 78, 16 May 1936, 406.

(1) R.C. Cox, compiler, Trinity College School of Engineering: 'Graduates' in Engineering 1843-1992 (1993), unpaginated.