FAYLE, EDWIN MORDAUNT
- Born: 1864 Died: -
Surveyor and architect, of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, and Dublin. Edwin Mordaunt Fayle, son of Benjamin Fayle, a prominent Quaker, of Merlin, Clonmel, was born in Clonmel on 19 February 1864.(1) By the time of the 1881 census he was living at the house of cousin in Brighton, where presumably he was training as an architect or surveyor, He became a member of the Society of Architects in 1888.(2) No works by him are recorded, apart from a competition design of 1887 for the Roman Catholic chapel at the lunatic asylum in Clonmel, which was not adopted.(3) In the Irish census of 1901 he describes himself as a stockbroker, living at 4 Jervis Place, Clonmel, but by 1911, when he completed his census return, he was living in Dublin, describing himself as a retired surveyor who had been married for seventeen years to his English-born wife, Bertha, with an only son, Andrew, born in 1903 or 1904.
Addresses: 4 Jervis Place, Clonmel, <=1896->=1901; 8 Orwell Park, Rathmines, Dublin, 1911.
(2) Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 638.
(3) Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 35.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for FAYLE, EDWIN MORDAUNT
|Building:||CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, WESTERN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM|
|Nature:||Unsuccessful entrant in RC chapel competition.
Eamonn Lonergan, St Luke's Hospital, Clonmel,1834-1984 (1984?), 35