Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Stonecutter, of Dublin. John Taylor, who was probably the son of THOMAS TAYLOR THOMAS TAYLOR , was established as a stonecutter in Grafton Street by 1806. He is probably the Taylor of Dublin, who designed the memorial to James Kearney (d. 1810) in Gowran, Co. Kilkenny(1) and may be the John Taylor who worked on the staircase and chimneypieces at Rockingham. By 1839 his premises in Grafton Street are described as a marble yard and he has moved out into a house at Merrion. He has disappeared from the directories by 1853.

Addresses: 63 Grafton Street, 1806; 66 Grafton Street, 1814-1847.
Home: Woodberry, Merrion, 1839-1847.


(1) Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 83.