Thom's Irish Who's Who/Ashlin, Geo. C.


ASHLIN, Geo. C., R.H.A., F.R.I.B.A., ex-President, Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. Educ.: College of St. Servais, Liege; Oscott College, near Birmingham; student of Royal Academy, London, 1858; pupil of the late E. Welby Pugin, 1856-60. Practised as an architect in Ireland in partnership with the late E. W. Pugin, 1860-70, afterwards independently; principal buildings-Queenstown Cathedral, and about 50 other Churches in Ireland; designed Portrane Asylum, which cost about £300,000. Recns.: sketching, cycling, golf; 3rd son of J. M. Ashlin, J.P., Rush Hill, Surrey; b. Carrigrenane House, Co. Cork, 1837; m. a dau of late Augustus Welby Pugin. Res.: St. George's, Killiney, Co. Dublin: 7 Dawson Street, Dublin; Stephen's Green Club, Dublin.