Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. James Fitzroy Mitchell, who was born circa 1851, was a son of Adam Mitchell, sessional Crown solicitor for Co. Offaly. On 24 March 1890, when he was thirty-nine, his 'promising career as an engineer was sadly terminated at Buenos Ayres, after nine days' illness'. He was buried in the Victoria Cemetery, Buenos Aires, and a memorial pulpit by ALFRED P. SHARP  ALFRED P. SHARP of Dublin was erected by his father in St Brendan's Church, Birr.


All information in this entry is from IB 33, 1 Feb 1891, 33, and from the list of gravestones and mortal remains transferred from the Victoria Cemetery to the British Cemetery, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, 1894-1927, formerly on  http://www.argbrit.org/BritCem/trasladosA.htm (2008)