Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Sligo. William Cochrane, who, according to his 1901 census return  was born in Co. Sligo in 1828 or 1829,(1) was town surveyor for Sligo for many years until his death,(1) which took place at his home, Cullenamore House, in the spring of 1907.  During his last years he was assisted in the post by WILLIAM FAWCETT GILCRIEST WILLIAM FAWCETT GILCRIEST . He was succeeded by PATRICK J. KILGALLIN PATRICK J. KILGALLIN . He was married to Mary (née Faussett).

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the notice of Cochrane's death in IB 49, 4 May 1907, 326.

(1) In the death notice, however, he is described as being in his 84th year. 

(1) Thom's Directory 1907.


2 work entries listed in chronological order for COCHRANE, WILLIAM


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Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, EMMET PLACE, HOUSES
Date: 1886ca
Nature: Artisans' dwellings. Contractor for houses, roads & sewers: George Kerr. Grant of £3,000 from Board of Works in Mar 1886.
Refs: W.G. Wood-Martin, History of Sligo (1882-1892), III, 172

Building: CO. SLIGO, DOONALLY, RESERVOIR
Date: 1887
Nature: WC resident engineer for new reservoir. Tender of £18,000. Clerk of works: Leslie Creery. CE.
Refs:

William Gregory Wood Martin, History of Sligo, county and town, from the earliest ages to the close of the reign of Queen Elizabeth (to the present time) (Dublin, 1882-92), III, 184-190.