Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Thomas Elliott, who was born circa 1833, practised as an architect(1) in Enniskillen and had been appointed borough surveyor at least by 1900.(2) He died in 1915, aged eighty-two.   He was a subscriber to George Lister Sutcliffe,ed., The Principles and Practice of Modern House-Construction (London, 1898).(3)

AAI: elected member, 1896.(4)

Addresses:(5) 4 Anne St, Enniskillen, 1876-7; 37 Darling St, Enniskillen, 1878-1910.

See WORKS; see also THOMAS ELLIOTT [1]. THOMAS ELLIOTT [1].



References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the brief notice of Elliott's death in IB 57, 14 Aug 1915, 357.

(1) Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 281, describes him as 'the local contractor turned architect in the later C19' but may be conflating him with Thomas Elliott [1].
(2) Thom's Directory 1900; John Wray was still borough surveyor in 1887.
(3) MS list of subscribers from Belfast and other towns in the northern counties (photocopy in IAA, Acc. 2009/066).
(4) Membership lists in AAI Green Books.
(5) Buildings of Ireland files, source not given, and The Architect's & Surveyor's Directory & Referendum (1910), 186.


33 work entries listed in chronological order for ELLIOTT, THOMAS [2]


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Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, ORANGE HALL
Date: 1872
Nature: New hall commenced, 1872. Identification with Orange Hall suggested by Rowan.
Refs: IB 14, 1 Jun 1872, 163; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 281

Building: CO. DONEGAL, BUNDORAN, METHODIST CHURCH (CAMPBELL MEMORIAL)
Date: 1888
Nature: 4-bay hall, with paired Gothic windows facing street.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 156

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, BROOKEBOROUGH, MEMORIAL HALL
Date: 1890-92
Nature: For Colonel Doran. In memory of Mrs Doran's mother, Julia Henrietta (née Anson), Lady Brooke. Tender of McLaughlin & Harvey accepted.
Refs: IB 32, 1 Dec 1890, 283; R.M. Young, Belfast and the Province of Ulster (1909), 243.

Building: CO. TYRONE, KILSKEERY, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1890a
Nature: Restoration of church dating from 1790, incl. new roof & pews, flooring, heating, vestry, east window. Contractor: M. McClelland, Derry.
Refs: IB 32, 1 Apr 1890, 87; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 502;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 151(illus.).

Building: CO. DOWN, DONAGHCLONEY (WARINGSTOWN), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1893-94
Nature: Dedicated 9 Feb 1894. Contractor: Collen Bros, Portadown. Cost £950.
Refs: News cutting (?from Belfast News Letter) in scrapbook in Linenhall Library, Belfast (B of I)

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, CHURCH STREET, RECTORY & OFFICES
Date: 1896
Nature: To be erected, for Rev. Canon Ovenden, DD.
Refs: IB 38, 15 Jun 1896, 133

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, HOUSE & OFFICES
Date: 1897
Nature: New. For James H. Charleton.
Refs: IB 39, 15 Apr 1897, 77

Building: CO. DONEGAL, BALLYSHANNON, METHODIST CHURCH (FORMER)
Date: 1899
Nature: Gothic hall.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 128 (but is this correct?)

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CLONES, NEWTOWNBUTLER ROAD, FORTVIEW SCHOOL
Date: 1899-1902?
Nature: New school. Gothic, with tower.
Refs: IB 41, 1 Oct 1899, 141; 67th Report of Commissioners for National Education (1900), 23;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 276.
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Building: CO. DONEGAL, BALLYSHANNON, CHURCH OF ST ANNE (CI, KILBARRON PARISH)
Date: 1899p
Nature: Extensive repairs and improvements to be made.
Refs: IB 41, 1 Oct 1899, 140

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, IRVINESTOWN, SHOOTING LODGE
Date: 1900
Nature: -
Refs: B 79, 7 Jul 1900, 22

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ELY LODGE
Date: 1900
Nature: Extensive alterations & improvements.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Mar 1900, 309

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, LISNASKEA, SCHOOL
Date: 1900
Nature: New. Tenders sought.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Mar 1900, 293,303; B 78, 17 Feb 1900, ?

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, CASTLE ARCHDALE, SHOOTING LODGE
Date: 1900
Nature: Tenders for building same sought, 1900. For Edward Archdale.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Jul,1,15 Aug 1900, 422,444,458; B 79, 7 Jul 1900, 22; Architect 63, 29 Jun 1900, supplement p. 9

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN?, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1901
Nature: Alts. & imps. to infirmary.
Refs: IB 43, 12 Sep 1901, 862

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, FLOREMOUNT, GORTNAKELLY HOUSE
Date: 1901
Nature: Adds., repairs. Tenders invited Aug 1901.
Refs: IB 43, 15 Aug 1901, 843; B 81, 10 Aug 1901, 146

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, DERRYGONNELLY, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1901
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 43, 6 Jun 1901, 754

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, DERRYGONNELLY, MAIN STREET, HOUSE
Date: 1903
Nature: Tenders invited. Archt?: 'D. Elliott, Derrygonnelly'.
Refs: B 84, 6 Jun 1903, 602

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, BALLINAMALLARD, BUSINESS PREMISES
Date: 1903
Nature: For Mr. H.A. Burke. Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 45, 8 Oct 1903, 2026; B 85, 3 Oct 1903, 346

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, PROTESTANT HALL
Date: 1904
Nature: Alterations, repairs & painting. Contractor: James Harvey, Enniskillen.
Refs: IB 46, 16 Jul 1904, 466

Building: CO. CAVAN, BLACKLION, PREMISES
Date: 1904
Nature: Rebuilding, for John Maguire. Works being carried out by owner, with assistance of Mr McNally as foreman.
Refs: IB 46, 7,21 May 1904, 286,318

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, LACK, SEWERAGE WORKS
Date: 1905
Nature: For Irvinestown RDC. Contr: W.A. Cowan, Ballinamallard (£807.10s).
Refs: IB 47, 11 Feb 1905, 110

Building: CO. TYRONE, DROMORE, AUGHADARRA, HOUSE
Date: 1905
Nature: -
Refs: IB 47, 16 Dec 1905, 914

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ARDESS, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI, MAGHERACULMONEY PARISH)
Date: 1905
Nature: Repairs & improvements.
Refs: IB 47, 25 Mar 1905, 206

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, LISGOOLE, JONES MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Date: 1906
Nature: Tenders invited for building same.
Refs: B 90, 21 Apr 1906, 447

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, IRVINESTOWN, HOUSES (006)
Date: 1906
Nature: 'Tenders will be received …by Mr George Chittick, Irvinestown, for the erection of 6 houses.
Refs: IB 48, 7 Apr 1906, 282

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, IRVINESTOWN, HOUSES
Date: 1907
Nature: Erection of 'a number of houses'.
Refs: IB 49, 6 Apr 1907, 254

Building: CO. TYRONE, FINTONA, HOUSE
Date: 1909
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of villa for Mr A.R. Steen.
Refs: B 96, 27 Mar 1909, 386

Building: CO. TYRONE, KELL, METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1909
Nature: Opened 4 Nov 1909.
Refs: IB 51, 13 Nov 1909, 725

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, TONEYLUMMON, METHODIST HALL
Date: 1909
Nature: New. Architect: 'T. Elliot, CE, of Londonderry'. Builder: C. Pierce
Refs: IB 51, 29 May 1909, 341

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, TOWNHALL STREET, TOWN HALL
Date: 1910
Nature: Painting.
Refs: IB 52, 25 Jun,23 Jul 1910, 414,473

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, MAGUIRESBRIDGE, RECTORY
Date: 1912
Nature: Builder?: W.G. Henderson.
Refs: IB 54, 13 Apr 1912, 227

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, ENNISKILLEN, SLIGO ROAD, SCOTCH STORES (THISTLEBANK HOUSE)
Date: ?
Nature: Built as factory for Scottish Co-Operative Wholesale Society.
Refs: Information from Ashley Johnston, Elliott York Partnership, Bewtate, Florencecourt, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh