Richard Griffith
(1784-1878)

Died aged c. 94

Sir Richard John Griffith Bt. FRS FRSE FGS LLD (20 September 1784 – 22 September 1878), was an Irish geologist, mining engineer and chairman of the Board of Works of Ireland, who completed the first complete geological map of Ireland and was author of the valuation of Ireland – known ever since as Griffith's Valuation.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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In this house was born Sir Richard Griffith. Bart. 1784-1878 Father of Irish Geology

Hume House, Hume St, Dublin, Ireland where they was born (1784)

Sir Richard Griffith 1784 - 1878 Engineer, Geologist, Valuator Lived here 1828 - 1878

2 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, Ireland where they lived (1828-1878)