Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, active from circa 1900 until 1916. James Francis Blanchard, after a three-year pupilage, passed the qualifying examination for assistant county surveyorships. From 1901 to 1903 he was employed by the War Office in Cork. He then went to Australia and subsequently to Canada, where he worked as an engineer in the Department of the Interior. He died in Ottawa in July 1916 as the result of an accident.

ICEI: elected associate member, 4 November 1903.

Addresses: 14 Summer Hill South, Cork, 1903; 11 Wellesley Terrace, Southern Road, Cork, 1906; Department of Railways and Canals, Ottawa, <=1911 until death.


All information in this enty not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI membership applications, III, 183, from ICEI membership lists, and from the obituary in TICEI 43 (1916-17), 219.