Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Stonecutter, of Marlborough Street, Dublin, who went bankrupt in 1774, when he agreed with the assignees of his estate and effects 'that he should open up his yard and sell with all convenient speed all his stock in trade, viz. articles in the stone cutting and marble business (particularly some capital chimney pieces'.(1) He is listed in Wilson's Dublin Directory for 1776 as a stonecutter at 5 Marlborough Street, and according to Strickland, continued to work until about 1789.(2) His will was proved in the Prerogative Court in 1793.(2) See also DAVID SHEEHAN. DAVID SHEEHAN.


(1) Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 26-29 Mar 1774.
(2) W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, 349.
(3) Arthur Vicars, Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810 (1897), 422.

1 work entries listed in chronological order for SHEEHAN, MORDECAI *

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Date: 1788
Nature: 'Mr Sheehan' paid by Christopher French for 3 chimneypieces..
Refs: Patricia McCarthy & Kevin V. Mulligan 'Unfulfilled mediocrity: the hapless career of Dominick Madden in the west of Ireland', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 9 (2006), 98-149