Thomas Manly Deane

Sir Thomas Manly Deane (8 June 1851 – 3 February 1933) was an Irish architect, the son of Sir Thomas Newenham Deane and grandson of Sir Thomas Deane, who were also architects.

Born at Ferney House, Blackrock, Cork, on 8 June 1851, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and travelled in France and Italy before joining his father's practice in 1878.[1] Deane later went into partnership with his father from 1884 until his father's death in 1899, when he joined Sir Aston Webb.[2] He designed three buildings of note in Dublin: the National Museum and National Library on Kildare Street and also in the 1937 Reading Room in Trinity College Dublin.[3] Deane was knighted in 1911.[4] He died in Wales on 3 February 1933, aged 81.[3]


  1. ^ "Sir Thomas Manly Deane (1851-1933)". Archiseek. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  2. ^ "DEANE, Thomas Manly". Who's Who. Vol. 59. A. & C. Black. 1907. p. 461.
  3. ^ a b "Deane, Thomas Manly (Sir)". Dictionary of Irish Architects. Irish Architectural Archive. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  4. ^ "(Sir) Thomas Manly Deane". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Historic Environment Scotland. Retrieved 25 July 2020.

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