Henry Irwin

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For the Canadian politician, see Henry Irwin (Canadian politician). For the Republican Presidential Elector from Oklahoma, see Henry D. Irwin.

Henry Irwin, an architect of British India was born on 24 January 1841. He is mainly known for his works in Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. He was a member of the Institution of Engineers. He died on 5 August 1922.

Irwin had a younger brother, Benjamin, born 1 November 1842, who became a priest, two sisters, Frances Elizabeth, born 5 February 1848 and Mary Millicent, born 24 March 1850. Two further younger brothers were also born, William John, born 5 February 1852, who died at the age of ten and Alfred Macdonald Bulteel born 26 December 1853 who was awarded a knighthood (for services in Burma)[citation needed].

He joined the Public Works Department (PWD) in India in 1886 and was a very active architect during the last quarter of the 19th century.

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