Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, active from the 1840s until the 1860s. George Strype started his engineering career in England. He was apprenticed to Edward Bury & Co. of Liverpool and then worked as manager of the firm of Edwin Maw in the same city. His son WILLIAM GEORGE STRYPE  WILLIAM GEORGE STRYPE was born in Liverpool in 1847. George Strype then moved to Belfast as manager of John Rowan & Sons. By 1861 he had become manager and partner in the firm of Thomas Grendon & Co., mechanical engineers and ironfounders, of Drogheda. He died in 1867 or 1868. William George Strype succeeded him as manager of Grendon & Co.

ICEI: elected member, 1861.



All information in this entry is from ICEI membership applications, I, 43, and from the brief biography of W.G. Strype in IB 30, 15 Jun 1888, 163.

Author Title Date Details
Strype, George H. 'Description of a fifty-ton crane at Belfast' 1862 TICEI 7 (1861-62), 67-76, and DB 4, 15 Apr 1862, 90-91..
Strype, George H. 'On the influence of inertia of the reciprocating parts of the steam engine, and its effects in connection with the expansive action of steam' 1863 TICEI 8(?) (1863-66?), 144.