Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Surveyor, of Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, who placed an article in the Freeman's Journal of 21 April 1835 advertising his small school for aspiring land surveyors, civil engineers and architects. His school took four pupils at a time, who lived in his house as 'parlour boarders'.  The fee for pupils aged between ten and fourteen was £32 per annum. The advertisement claimed that two former pupils had become county surveyors.

The 'Mr Fox' of the advertisement can possibly be identified as ohn Fox, estate surveyor of Co. Wesmeath,who is listed in Sarah Bendall, ed., Dictionary of Land Surveyors and Local Map-Makers of Great Britain and Ireland 1530-1850 (2nd edition, 1997), II, 186.