Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect 'of some eminence' of Capel Street, Dublin, who, according to an article in the first volume of the Dublin Penny Journal, was the father of the printed calico designer and manufacturer William Kilburn, born in Capel Street on 1 November 1745.(1) In 1738 he had been living in Abbey Street.(2)


(1) Dublin Penny Journal 1, 1 Dec 1832, 183; a modified version of this article appeared in IB 20, 15 Dec 1878, 356.
(2) Nodlaig P. Hardiman and Máire Kennedy, eds., A Directory of Dublin for the year 1738 (Dublin Corporation Public Libraries, 2000), 54.