Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Carpenter and builder, of 39 Thomas Street, Dublin, listed as such in Wilson's Dublin Directory from 1814 to 1834. Thomas Whelan, carpenter and builder, is named at the same address in 1836.   According to his fellow tradesmen, writing in 1834, he had had an extensive business, employing ten men, but had failed.   He had subsequently resumed business but was now 'struggling'.(1)   James Whelan of the partnership of JAMES & JAMES & amp; PATRICK WHELAN  PATRICK WHELAN of High Street appears to be a different person.

A James Whelan was admitted a freeman of the city of Dublin as a member of the Carpenters' Guild by virtue of service at Michaelmas 1795.(2)


(1) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31.