Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Thomas Thorndale was admitted to the Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 7 February 1793 and was awarded first-class prizes on 7 April 1796 and 18 May 1797.(1) He was possibly related to the William Thorndale who was admitted a freeman of the city of Dublin by Grace Especial as a member of the Carpenters' Guild ' at Michaelmas 1807(2) and who is listed as a carpenter at 65 Bride Street in Wilson's Dublin Directory for the years 1814 to 1824.


(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Drawing in Architecture admissions and prizewinners (in IAA).
(2) 'An alphabetical list of the Freemen of the City of Dublin, 1774-1824', The Irish Ancestor XV (1983), Nos. 1 & 2, 121.