Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Matthew Hill was admitted to the Royal Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 1 December 1836 and was awarded prizes on 14 December 1837 and 25 April 1839.(1)


(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Architectural Drawing admissions and prizewinners (in IAA);  Matthew Hill can possibly be identified as Matthew Franks Hill (christened 21 Apr 1819), son of William Hill of Donnybrook House, Doneraile, Co. Cork, agent to Hayes St Leger, 3rd Viscount Doneraile, and his wife Elizabeth (née Parker) (information, Sep 2010, from private source, owner of a drawing of a carving of a pelican feeding its young, signed 'M. Hill Feb 1859', which came from Doneraile).