Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin.   Adels Alexander Blount, who, according to the 1911 census of Dublin, was born in Co. Antrim circa 1883, was a son of Capt. Cavell William Simpson Blount, RN, and a younger brother of GEORGE LEO WILLIE BLOUNT.& GEORGE LEO WILLIE BLOUNT.& nbsp;  He was articled to HENRY SEAVER  HENRY SEAVER in Belfast for three years and spent a further two years in Seaver's office as an assistant.  He then joined the architectural staff of the Great Southern & Western Railway.  By 1909, when he applied for membership of the the RIAI, he was an assistant in the office of BATCHELOR & BATCHELOR & amp; HICKS, but the 1911 Dublin census records him as a temporary valuation officer.  He disappears from the RIAI membership lists after 1922.

RIAI:  elected member, 1 February 1909, having been proposed by Henry Seaver, seconded by THOMAS DREW THOMAS DREW , FREDRICK BATCHELOR  FREDRICK BATCHELOR and FREDERICK GEORGE HICKS FREDERICK GEORGE HICKS ;  no longer a member after 1922.

Addresses:  67 Grosvenor Square, Rathmines, 1909-1915;  16 Trafalgar Square, Monkstown, 1916-1922.



All information in this entry is from IAA, RIAI office archives (Acc. 93/136), membership forms 1878-1909 (extremely fragile) and RIAI membership lists.