Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Carpenter and builder, of Dublin, active from 1823 or earlier until 1853 or later. He was paid for carpenter's work in the library at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1839 and 1844;(1) in 1837 he had provided an estimate for book presses in the organ loft of the chapel.(2) He disappears from the directories between 1853 and 1857, when 'Ellen Phayre, representative of the late John Phayre, builder' is named as the occupant of 63 South William Street. He was presumably the father or elder brother of GEORGE PHAYRE GEORGE PHAYRE , who shared the same address until 1844 or later.

Addresses: 36 Clarendon Street, <=1823->=1827; 62 William Street, <=1829->=1844; 63 William Street, <=1847->=1853.


All information in this entry is from Wilson's, Post Office, and Pettigrew & Oulton's directories.

(1) TCD Muniments, MUN/P/2/295,309.
(2) TCD Muniments, MUN/P/2/271.