Bartling, Conrad



Bartling, Conrad


Conrad Bartling was a master builder elected to The Carpenters' Company in 1785. He became a Warden of The Company in 1791.

Biography from Philadelphia Architects and Builders, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Roger W. Moss.

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Last Name


First Name


Deceased Date



David, William, Mary (total 12 children)


Richard W. Lloyd (1972)
Lynda Howell

Date Elected


Office Held

Warden, 1791-93

Business Address

N. 7th St. bet. Arch & Race (1785-1800) Prime


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Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects page 49. A master builder elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1785. He became a Warden of the Company in 1791. See Selected Bibliography in Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects. --------------------- City Directory - 1805 - Conrad, carpenter, 38 N. 7th 1810 - Conrad, carpenter, near 129 Cherry 1814 - C., head inspector of lumber, 255 N. Front Conrad, carpenter, near 126 Cherry 1824 - Conrad, carpenter, 455 Arch above 12th City Directory - 1835 - Conrad Bartting (sic.), 2 Carpenters Court. --------------------- Donna Rilling's speech to Carpenters' Company Mentions his work as measurement of others' carpentry as a source of livelihood. -------------------- On April 25, 1792 (?) Conrad Bartling paid $13.41 for carpenters' work in building first U.S. mint, at 7th & Arch Sts. His name seen in display of accounts paid on 2nd floor of Mint on north 5th St. -------------------- Managing Committee Minutes-1784-3-67 Silas Engles proposed Conrad Bartling Managing Committee Minutes-1785-3-85 Conrad Bartling elected. Managing Committee Minutes-1823-18-129 Informing Conrad Bartling of his appointment to take charge of the Company's property in place of Mrs. Derbyshire who reported that C. Bartling was ready to come at any time the Committee were prepared to receive him. (Thereafter, monthly notations of payments for his services, including sawing & piling wood, kindling, candles, installing iron door for ashes. Managing Committee Minutes-1829-18-338 On motion resolved: that an order be drawn on the Treasurer for $18.73 in favor of Conrad Bartling for monthly services and sundry expenses. Carpenters' Co. Minutes-1839-125 Meeting called for selecting a superintendent for Hall to fill the place of Conrad Bartling.

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