Samuel Ferris Lynn (1834 - 1876):
Samuel Lynn was born in County Wexford. He was educated at the Royal Academy School, Belfast and studied architecture in his brother's Belfast office, at the same time attending classes at the Belfast School of Design. In 1854 he went to London and entered the Royal Academy, where, in 1875 one of his exhibits was a statue of Lord Lurgan's greyhound, Master McGrath, who had won the Waterloo Cup in 1868, 1869 and 1871 and had been beaten only once in thirty-seven races. He was an Associate of the Royal Hibernian Academy and a member of the Institute of Sculptors. Other works include the statues of Prince Albert on the Albert Memorial Clock, Belfast, of Dr Henry Cooke in Belfast and of Lord Downshire in Hillsborough. He died in Belfast.