BEAKEY, PATRICK *
- Born: - Died: 1867
Cabinet maker, of Stafford Street, Dublin. Patrick Beakey first appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory for 1825, with an address at 5 Stafford Street. The directories reflect the gradual expansion of his business and by 1853 style him 'cabinet maker to Her Majesty's Board of Works'. He died in Stafford Street on 24 December 1867; probate of his will was granted to his widow, Grace.(1) His workshop, which continued in business until 1907 or later, executed the stalls & bishop's throne at Cobh cathedral,(2) and the organ case, choir stalls, cardinal's & throne seats to Ashlin & Coleman's design at Armagh RC cathedral.(3)
Addresses: 5 Stafford Street, 1825-1830; 35 Stafford Street, 1831; 35 & 36 Stafford St Lr, 1839; 35 & 36 Stafford Street Lower and 48 Mary Street, 1844; 52 Mary Street and 39 & 40 Stafford street, 1847; 52 Mary Street and 39 & 40 Stafford Street, with manufactory at 45,46 & 47 Stafford Steet, 1853; 39 & 40 Stafford Steet, 1857; 12 & 13 Mary Street and 39-41 Stafford Street, Dublin, <=1863->=1907.
All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Wilson's, Post Office and Thom's directories.
(1) Irish Times, 15 Feb 1868, 1 (information from Rob Woodward).
(2) St Colman's Cathedral, Queenstown (1916),15.
(3) Guide to St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh (1907), 35.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for BEAKEY, PATRICK *
|Building:||CO. CORK, COBH, CATHEDRAL OF ST COLMAN (RC)|
|Nature:||Executant of bishop's throne & stalls(1891ca), organ case (1910ca), pulpit, screens to designs by Ashlin and Ashlin & Coleman.
|Refs:||St Colman's Cathedral, Queenstown|
|Building:||CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, CATHEDRAL ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST PATRICK (RC)|
|Nature:||Executed organ case, choir stalls, cardinal's & throne seats.|
|Refs:||Guide to St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh|