BECK, WILLIAM 
- Born: - Died: -
Architect and geographer, of Abbey Street, Dublin, active in the early 1760s. The minutes of the Dublin Society for 11 December 1760 contain a reference to his 'several curious performances in Architecture, Surveying & Dialling' but give no further details.(1) On 4 April 1761 he advertised his services as a geographer and architect in the Public Gazetteer.(2)
(1) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44.
(2) Christine Casey, 'Books and builders: a bibliographic approach to Irish eighteenth-century architecture', unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Trinity College, Dublin, 1992 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).