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Possibly the same person as Thomas Grubb.
1829 Advert: 'DUBLIN VENEER SAW MILLS. In the matter of Thomas Grubb, a Bankrupt, To be SOLD, (by order of the Assignee,) the CONCERNS of said Bankrupt, being those newly-erected VENEEFR SAW MILLS, No. 81, Sir John Rogerson's-quay, on which are a Ten-feet Veneer Saw with Frames and Utensils in complete order, a Twelve-horse Power Steam Engine, a large Slide Lathe, bedded in stone work, and adapted to turning all sizes end weights; a large Face Turning Lathe, for surfaces of any size, with Slide, Rest, Gearing, &c., attached; an Engine for Planing Metals, and an unfinished Ditto, fur cutting Cog Wheels; a complete Set of Tools for Boring, Screwing, &c., a Forge, with Bellow, Anvil, &c. ..... '
1833 Advert: 'Bankrupt's Sale.
In the matter of Thomas Grubb, a bankrupt.
TO BE PEREMPTORILY SOLD BY AUCTION ON THIS DAY,( Friday,) 7TH June, 1833, AT THE PREMISES RERE OF SIR JOHN'S QUAY
The Interest in the Concerns in which Bankrupt carried on the Sawing Business, on which there is an excellent Building, 42 by 82 feet, and three small Dwelling Houses, subject to 55L 7s. 8d. per annum ; and immediately after, A Ten-feet CIRCULAR SAW, with appurtenances complete; a large FACE-TURNING and BORING LATHE, with Slide-Rest, &c., and capable of doing the heaviest Work ; a Vertical PLANING ENGINE; an unfinished Engine for Cutting Cog Wheels: a Lot of Carpenter’s Tools: quantity of Boring Bitts, Die Stocks, and Taps; a Smith'a Bellows, Anvil, &c. N.B. The Above Sale will be worth the attention of Buyers. HENRY KYLE, Broker.'