Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Plasterer and painter, of Dublin. Samuel Sproule was apprenticed to his father,(1) GREGORY SPROULE GREGORY SPROULE , and became a freeman of the city of Dublin by virtue of service in 1769.(2) His will was proved in the Prerogative Court in 1798.(3) He had married Mary Joly at St Anne's church, Dublin on 13 September 1771.(4)

A Samuel Sproule represented the Corporation of Bricklayers on the Common Council of the City of Dublin in 1790, 1791 and 1792.(5) This person was probably Samuel Sproule [2] rather than his cousin SAMUEL SPROULE [1]. SAMUEL SPROULE [1].

Address:(6) 42 Fleet Street, <=1788-1798.


(1) Sketch family tree compiled by F. O'Dwyer, 1988.
(2) C.P. Curran, Dublin Decorative Plasterwork of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (1967), 101.
(3) Arthur Vicars, Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810 (1897), 436.
(4) www.familysearch.org and see note 1, above.
(5) CARD XIV. 546.
(6) From Wilson's Dublin directory.