Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Timber measurer, of Dublin. Daniel Hodgson was appointed city measurer by the Guild of Merchants in 1753 after forty-five years' experience. He appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory with his son, PHILIP LEVI HODGSON PHILIP LEVI HODGSON , from 1760 until 1769, and on his own in 1770 and 1771, after which he is no longer listed. He may be the person of the same name who married Easter (Esther?) Durand in the parish of St Peter and St Kevin, Dublin, on 22 August 1824.(1)

Addresses: George's Quay, 1760-63;(2) Lazer's Hill, 1765-68; City Quay, 1769-71.


All information in this entry unless otherwise stated is from Wilson's Dublin Directory and Eileen Harris, British Architectural Books and Writers 1556-1785, (Cambridge University Press, 1990), 236.

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(2) According to the titlepage of the 2nd edition (1763) of Philip Levi Hodgson's book on measuring, Daniel Hodgson's address was 'George's-Street, near George's-Quay' at this time.