Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and surveyor, of Dublin and Deptford, Kent. Richard Skellern, architect appears in Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanac for 1845; he is presumably the person who was briefly in partnership with JAMES MONTAGU BURROWES  JAMES MONTAGU BURROWES in the same year. In the 1847 edition Richard Hume Skellern, 'Estate and general agent', is listed, but he has gone by 1853. He later went to England, appearing in the 1881 census as an Irish-born, seventy-three year-old, married estate agent, living in Deptford.