BOYD, ROBERT *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter and builder, of Michan's Lane, Dublin. Robert Boyd was admitted a freeman of the City of Dublin at Michaelmas 1810 as a member of the Guild of Carpenters by Grace Especial.(1) He is listed Wilson's Dublin Directory for the years 1815 to 1830 with an address at 4 Michan's Lane. He also.appears on a list of Dublin master builders which was compiled in March 1834.(2) He was a subscriber to William Stitt's The Practical Architect's Ready Assistant; or Builder's Complete Companion (Dublin, 1819).
Address: 4 Michan's Lane, 1815-1830.
(1) 'An alphabetical list of the Freemen of the City of Dublin, 1774-1824', The Irish Ancestor XV (1983), Nos. 1 & 2, 24.
Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31; this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.