Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin and Melbourne. Collins Edgar Papworth, a younger son of GEORGE PAPWORTH  GEORGE PAPWORTH and brother of JOHN THOMAS PAPWORTH  JOHN THOMAS PAPWORTH and CHARLES WILLIAM PAPWORTH CHARLES WILLIAM PAPWORTH , was born circa 1824. He exhibited various architectural designs at the RHA between 1841 and 1848 from Dublin addresses, including a competition design for the Downshire monument in Hillsborough.(1) By the time of his father's death in March 1855, he had taken up an appointment in the Colonial Engineer's office in Melbourne, Australia, where he died on 28 November 1862 at the age of thirty-eight.

Addresses:(3) 35 Holles Street, Dublin, 1841-1842; 109 Marlborough Street, 1845-1848; 2 Great Brunswick Street, 1851-52.



All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from the entry on George Papworth in APSD, P, 40.

(1) His exhibited designs were: 'A design for a Facade to a public building' (1842, no. 418); 'A design for a Provincial Bank' (1842, no. 450); 'A design for a Mechanics' Institution' (1845, no. 431); 'A design for the Downshire Testimonial' (1846, no. 497); 'A design for a National Museum' (1848, no. 340).

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Date: 1846
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: RHA 1846, no. 497