MOORE, RICHARD ST GEORGE #
- Born: 1858 Died: 1926
Engineer and architect, of Birkenhead, Hull and London, active from the 1870s until his death in 1926. Richard St George Moore, who was born in Chester on 3 September 1858, was the second son of Charles Moore, a Dublin-born merchant living in Birkenhead, Lancashire, and his wife Charlotte, daughter of Richard St George, of Dublin. He received his architectural training in Birkenhead and later practised in London. In Ireland he made surveys for the Dundalk Water Works (in partnership with C.G. Clarke) in the early 1880s, and rebuilt Ballinamona House, Co. Waterford, for Robert Thomas Carew in 1895, following a fire.(1)
Inst.CE: elected Associate Member, 4 Dec 1883; raised to member, 2 April 1895.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the records of the Institution of Civil Engineers, kindly supplied by Mrs Carol Morgan, Archivist, from the 1861 census of England, and from Irish Genealogy, www.irish genealogy.ie (last visited, Mar 2012). An obituary of Moore is in The Engineer, 29 Oct 1926, 474.
(1) IB 37, 1,15 Apr 1895, 96,100.
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|Building:||CO. WATERFORD, BALLINAMONA HOUSE|
|Nature:||Rebuilding, for Robert Thomas Carew, following fire in 1894.|
|Refs:||IB 37, 1,15 Apr 1895, 96,100; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 17-18|