Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Town surveyor for Skibbereen, Co. Cork, from 1915 or earlier until 1942 or later.    According to the 1911 census, Edward Caverly was born in Co. Cork in 1862 or 1863.   By the time the census was taken, he had become town surveyor for Skibbereen.  In 1920 the District Council appointed him architect of a scheme for building artisans' dwellings in the town. The Local Government Board recommended 'that his services should be utilised in conjunction with those of a fully qualified architect already on the panel who would be responsible for the execution of a scheme of housing prepared on approved modern lines'.(1)  

Edward Caverly may have been related to JAMES CAVERLY.& JAMES CAVERLY.& #160;  At the time of the 1911 census he had been married for six years to his wife, Nora, a national school teacher, but had no children.

Address: 35  Market Street, Skibbereen, 1911.


Information not otherwise attributed is from the 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Oct 2009) and from Thom's directories.

(1) B 62, 17 Jul 1920, 477.