Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Civil engineer, of Cork. Richard Evans, who was born in Cork City in  1854 or 1855 was a pupil of J.D. Evans (JOHN D. EVANS JOHN D. EVANS ?) from 1883 to 1888 and set up in practice in about 1891. He was engineer to the Kinsale Rural District Council from at least 1903(1) until 1915(2) or later and was appointed architect to the Co. Cork Joint Hospital Board in 1905.(3) He was also resident engineer for the Cork & Macroom Light Railway and for the Schull & Skibbereen Light Railway. He died in 1941 or very early in 1942.(4) At the time of his death, and probably from many years earlier,(5) he was engineer to the committee of the Cork Sanatorium.(6)

Richard Evans married his wife, Nan, circa 1893 and had five children.  The nature of his connection, if any, with RICHARD EVANS[2]  RICHARD EVANS[2] is not established.

ICEI: elected associate, 1896; associate member, 1899; member, 1916.

Addresses: Work: 53 South Mall, Cork, <=1896-1921; Engineer's Offices, Cork and Macroom Direct Railway Co., 1922-1924. Home: Pierview, Blackrock, 1896; Arbutus Lodge, Old Blackrock Rd, Cork, Co.Cork, 1922-1941.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI membership applications, III, 60, and IV, 200, and from ICEI membership lists in TICEI and Thom's directories.

(1) IB 45, 2 Jul 1903, 1852.
(2) Guy's Cork Almanac & Directory, 1915, 148.
(3) IB 47, 8 Apr 1905, 242.
(4) TICEI 68 (1941-42), 394; IB 84, 14 Feb 1942, 74.
(5) See IB 49, 24 Aug 1907, 585.
(6) See note 4, above.


49 work entries listed in chronological order for EVANS, RICHARD [3]


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Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1892
Nature: Residence for nursing nuns and lavatories. For Guardians. Contractor: Leary & Barry.
Refs: IB 34, 15 Sep 1892, 202

Building: CO. CORK, CASTLETOWNBERE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1896a
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, III, 60

Building: CO. CORK, LADYSBRIDGE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1896a
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, III, 60

Building: CO. CORK, CASTLETOWNSEND, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1897
Nature: Reservoir, filter beds & tank.
Refs: IB 39, 15 Jul 1897, 141; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON DISTRICT, HOUSES (010)
Date: 1898
Nature: 10 labourers' cottages, for Guardians of Bandon Union.
Refs: IB 40, 15 May 1898, 77

Building: CO. CORK, BALLYMARTLE, DISPENSARY & RESIDENCE
Date: 1899
Nature: Adds. to be made, for Kinsale Union.
Refs: IB 41, 1 Nov 1899, 170

Building: CO. CORK, SCHULL, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1899
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Jan 1899, 12; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, GLENGARRIFF, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1899
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Jan 1899, 12; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, BALLINABOY BURIAL GROUND
Date: 1899
Nature: Boundary walls, piers & gates. Builder: F.J. Wood, Ballinhassig, Kinsale.
Refs: IB 41, 1 Nov 1899, 177

Building: CO. CORK, BALLYMARTLE, DISPENSARY RESIDENCE
Date: 1899
Nature: Enlargements, for Guardians of Kinsale Union.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Oct,1 Nov 1899, 164,170

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902
Nature: Hot water supply.
Refs: IB 44, 11,25 Sep 1902, 1404,1422

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, HOUSES (014)
Date: 1902
Nature: 14 labourers' cottages, for Kinsale Union Board of Guardians.
Refs: IB 43, 25 Sep 1902, 1422

Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGALINE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1902
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: IB 44, 11,25 Sep,9,23 Oct 1902, 1404,1420,1440,1454; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, HOUSES
Date: 1902-03
Nature: Labourers' cottages, for Middleton RDC.
Refs: IB 44, 31 Jul,28 Aug 1902, 1346,1382; 45, 12 Mar 1903, 1632

Building: CO. CORK, BANTRY, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1902-05
Nature: New waterworks. With Francis Bergin.
Refs: IB 44, 8 May 1902, 1235; 46, 30 Jan 1904, 37; 30 Jul 1904, 474; 47, 8 Apr,6 May 1905, 222,321; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, KILNAGLORY (KINSALE), HOUSES (002)
Date: 1903
Nature: Tenders received for alts., adds. & repairs to 2 houses, including erection of out-offices, piers and gates for each house. For Kinsale District Council.
Refs: IB 45, 2 Jul 1903, 1852

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1903
Nature: Sewerage scheme.
Refs: IB 46, 18 Jun 1904, 386

Building: CO. CORK, CROSSHAVEN, WATERWORKS
Date: 1903
Nature: Repairs to lower reservoirs, for Kinsale RDC.
Refs: IB 45, 26 Mar,9 Apr 1903, 1674,1698

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1903
Nature: Tenders to be considered for carrying out sewerage system on septic tank system.
Refs: IB 45, 26 Feb 1903, 1620

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, HOUSES (008)
Date: 1903
Nature: 8 labourers' cottages.
Refs: IB 45, 2 Jul 1903, 1852

Building: CO. CORK, CASTLETOWNBERE, SEWERAGE
Date: 1903
Nature: New drainage and sewerage works.
Refs: IB 45, 9 Apr,13 Aug 1903, 1698,1912; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, CAMMEEN (KINSALE), PUMP & WATER TROUGH
Date: 1904
Nature: For Kinsale RDC.
Refs: IB 46, 5 Nov 1904, 758

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1904
Nature: Sanitary fittings.
Refs: IB 46, 18 Jun 1904, 386

Building: CO. CORK, KILWORTH, SEWERAGE
Date: 1904-05
Nature: For Fermoy RDC.
Refs: IB 46, 5 Dec 1904, 892; 47, 14 Jan 1905, 38; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, CROSSHAVEN, PUBLIC LAVATORY
Date: 1904-06
Nature: -
Refs: IB 46, 10 Sep 1904, 604; 47, 17 Jun 1905, 430; 48, 10 Mar 1906, 198

Building: CO. CORK, STREAMHILL (DONERAILE), CORK COUNTY & CITY SANATORIUM
Date: 1905-10
Nature: With W.H. Hill. FS laid 15 Apr 1909. Opened by Countess of Aberdeen, 4 Aug 1910. Clerk of Works: Barrett. Cost: £11,000. Contr: W. Harbrow, South Bermondsey (£7,214-2-4).
Refs: IB 47, 6 May 1905, 294; 48, 10 Mar 1906, 174; 49, 29 Jun,24 Aug 1907, 457,585; 50, 2 May,25 Jul,31 Oct 1908, 266,465,672,679; 51, 1,15 May,27 Nov 1909, 278,318,755; 52, 20 Aug 1910, 531; B 95, 15 Aug 1908, 193

Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGTWOHILL, WATERWORKS
Date: 1906
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: IB 48, 17 Nov 1906, 930; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGALINE, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1906
Nature: 2 national school teachers' houses.
Refs: IB 46, 5,19 Nov 1906, 758,786

Building: CO. CORK, CROSSHAVEN, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1906;1911-12
Nature: For Kinsale RDC.
Refs: IB48, 7 Apr 1906, 290; 53, 2 Sep 1911, 605; 54, 30 Mar,27 Apr 1912, 205,267; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1907
Nature: Increase of water supply.
Refs: IB 49, 9 Mar 1907, 178

Building: CO. CARLOW, MYSHALL, SANATORIUM
Date: 1907
Nature: Proposed.
Refs: IB 49, 9 Feb 1907, 89

Building: CO. CORK, BALLINSPITTLE, WATERWORKS
Date: 1907-08
Nature: New waterworks for Kinsale RDC.
Refs: IB 49, 24 Aug 1907, 585; 50, 19 Sep,4 Nov 1908, 569,707; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, MOGEELY, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1908-10
Nature: Plans for water supply to Castlemartyr and Mogeely prepared, for Midleton Board of Guardians.
Refs: IB 50, 28 Nov 1908, 746; 52, 10 Dec 1910, 771

Building: CO. CORK, CASTLEMARTYR, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1908-10
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: IB 50, 28 Nov 1908, 746; 51, 11 Dec 1909, 793; 52, 10 Dec 1910, 771; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGTWOHILL, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1909
Nature: For Midleton RDC
Refs: IB 51, 11 Dec 1909, 793; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, GLENGARRIFF, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1909
Nature: For Bantry RDC. £700.
Refs: IB 51, 23 Jan 1909, 58

Building: CO. CORK, BANTRY, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1909;1911
Nature: Works, 1909; new scheme, 1911.
Refs: IB 51, 13 Nov 1909, 733; IA & C 1, 15 Apr 1911, 158; Building News 100, 21 Apr 1911, 577

Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGALINE, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1911
Nature: -
Refs: IB 52, 9 Dec 1911, 829

Building: CO. CORK, KINSALE, BALLINABOY BURIAL GROUND
Date: 1911
Nature: Drainage work.
Refs: IB 53, 14 Oct 1911, 701

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1912
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: IB 54, 22 Jun 1912, 386; ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, RATHCORMAC, SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1912
Nature: -
Refs: IB 54, 12 Oct 1912, 595

Building: CO. CORK, STREAMHILL (DONERAILE), CORK COUNTY & CITY SANATORIUM
Date: 1912
Nature: House for medical superintendent. For Cork Sanatorium Council of Management.
Refs: IB 54, 27 Apr,20 Jul 1912, 257,432

Building: CO. CORK, STREAMHILL (DONERAILE), CORK COUNTY & CITY SANATORIUM
Date: 1916
Nature: Painting.
Refs: IB 54, 22 Apr 1916, 187

Building: CO. CORK, CLOYNE, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1916a
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, SKIBBEREEN, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1916a
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, KNOCKRAHA, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1916a
Nature: New waterworks.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, DUNMANWAY, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1916a
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: ICEI admissions registers, IV, 200

Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, HOUSING
Date: 1919
Nature: For Bandon RDC.
Refs: IB 61, 11 Oct 1919, 461

Building: CO. CORK, BUTTEVANT, SANATORIUM
Date: 1927
Nature: Painting. Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 69, 11 Jun 1927, 437