Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Tullamore, Co. Offaly. H.J.B. Kane was secretary to the boards of the Parsonstown, Frankford River, Derrinlough and Boolinarrig drainage districts in Co. Offaly in the 1870s and early 1880s.(1) He can probably be identified as Henry John Bolson Kane, son of John Daniel Kane and his wife Anna, née Bolson, who was born in Dublin circa 1824,(2) admitted to the Royal Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 26 January 1843(3) and died on 14 March 1884.(4)


(1) Thoms Directory, 1875 and 1883 editions (in the 1883 edition Frankford River has been replaced by Ballinacarrig. Kane is described as 'engineer to the Drainage Board' in IB 13, 1 Mar 1871, 67.
(2) www.familysearch.org.
(3) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Architectural Drawing admissions and prizewinners (in IAA).
(4) See note 2, above.