Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Captain in the Royal Engineers, who designed the military hospital and barracks at Renmore, Co. Galway, in 1852.(1) Marcus Dill, who was born in 1814, was the eldest son of the Rev. Richard Dill, Presbyterian minister of Ballykelly, co. Derry, and his wife Jane née Gordon. He was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel in 1856 and by 1858 was in command of the Royal Engineers for the Limerick District.(2) By 1863 he was on half pay.(3) He died in 1865. He had married Margaret, daughter of Isaac Colhoun, on 19 March 1846 and had six children.

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All genealogical information in this entry is from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dill/Young-McConnell-Rutherford.pdf (2008) and www.familysearch.org.

(1)
B 10, 11 Dec 1852, 786 (or 789?).
(2)
Thom's Official Directory 1858, 416.
(3)
Thom's Directory 1863, 610.


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Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, RENMORE, MILITARY BARRACKS
Date: 1852
Nature: Extensive military hospital and barracks to be erected.
Refs: B 10, 11 Dec 1852, 786

Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, RENMORE, MILITARY HOSPITAL
Date: 1852
Nature: Extensive military hospital and barracks to be erected.
Refs: B 10, 11 Dec 1852, 786