Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Thomas Hanratty was awarded one of two first-class premiums at the Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 30 April 1789. Other Hanrattys who attended the school were Simon Hanratty, admitted 1 January 1786 and Stephen Hanratty, admitted 1 May 1794.(1) A Thomas Hanratty, carpenter, of the Coombe, Dublin, was named as an executor in the will of Richard Brady, of Blackhall Row, Dublin, signed on 8 March 1800. A James Hanratty, carpenter, was a witness to the same will and to the memorial registered on 9 January 1805.(2)


(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Architectural Design admissions and prizewinners (in IAA).
(2) E. Ellis and P.B. Eustace, eds., Registry of Deeds, Dublin: Abstracts of Wills: Vol. III 1785-1832 (1984), 191.