Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Civil engineers and architects, of Victoria Street, Belfast, active from the 1890s until the second decade of the twentieth century.  John Fraser, who describes himself as 'Civil Engineer & Architect' in the 1911 census, was, according to the same source, born in Killinchy, Co. Down, in 1851 or 1852.  He married his wife, Charlotte Dorothea, circa 1878, and had an only son whom he later took into partnership.

Addresses: Work:  Victoria Street, Belfast, <=1890->=1896;(1) 117 Victoria Street, <=1903->=1912;(2) Victoria Street, <=1915->=16.(3)

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References



(1) IB 32, 15 Aug 1890, 201; 39, 15 Aug 1897, 164.
(2) IB 21 May 1903, 1778; 54, 13 Apr 1912, 227.
(3) IB 57, 22 May 1915, 247; 58, 29 Jan 1916, 53.


19 work entries listed in chronological order for FRASER, JOHN, & SON [2]


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, PLAINS (THE), HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
Date: 1890
Nature: Architects 'John Fraser and Sons'. For James Rea.
Refs: IB 32, 15 Aug 1890, 201

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BEECHPARK, MISSION HALL
Date: 1893
Nature: Designed by 'John Fraser of Fraser & Co'. Builders: Milligan & McCartney.
Refs: B 65, 14 Oct 1893, 288

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KENSINGTON PARK, HOUSES
Date: 1896
Nature: Villa residences to be erected by J. Fraser & Son.
Refs: IB 38, 15 Aug 1896, 177

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ALBERT BRIDGE, CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Date: 1897
Nature: 'new church in connection with Albert Bridge Congregational Church...will shortly be commenced'. Archt: Fraser & Son, Victoria St..
Refs: IB 39, 15 Aug 1897, 164

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LORNE STREET, WINDSOR INDEPENDENT CHURCH
Date: 1898-1903
Nature: Gothic. Red brick with Dumfries red sandstone dressings. By J. Fraser & Son or 'Fraser & Sons'. For Rev. James Craig. Builder James Kidd, Leadbetter St. (Now Ulsterville Presbyterian Church Hall)
Refs: Building News, 23 Dec 1898, 893; IB 42, 1 Feb 1900, 256; Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 90

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHADWICK STREET, HOUSES
Date: 1899
Nature: Long terraces of 2-storey red brick houses with yellow strings and diapered motifs.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 41

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DUNDONALD, NATIONAL SCHOOL
Date: 1900
Nature: By 'Mr Fraser'. Builder: Adam Burrows. FS laid Oct 1900.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Oct 1900, 510; 69th Report of the National Education Commissioners in Ireland (1902), 18

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CUBA STREET, WESTBOURNE MISSION HALL
Date: 1902
Nature: Just opened. Gothic. Brick. Plans prepared by John Frazer (Messrs. Frazer & Son). Builder: R. Hewitt. Carried out under 'personal superintendence of Mr Robert Black'
Refs: B 82, 19 Apr 1902, 401

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SHANKILL ROAD (& BERLIN STREET), PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1902-03
Nature: Opened 18 Jan 1903. Brick with cut-stone dressings and granite columns at entrance. Plans by John Fraser CE (Fraser & Son). Contractor: C. & W. McQuoid.
Refs: B 84, 7 Feb 1903, 146

Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, HOUSE
Date: 1903
Nature: New villa by 'J. Fraser & Son, CE & architects'.
Refs: IB 45, 21 May 1903, 1778

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CONNSBROOK AVENUE, STRAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH LECTURE HALL
Date: 1904
Nature: By 'J. Fraser & Son'..
Refs: B 87, 12 Nov 1904, 504; IB 46, 19 Nov 1904, 772

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT AVENUE, BELMONT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HALL
Date: 1904
Nature: Tenders invited, Nov 1904.
Refs: B 87, 12 Nov 1904, ?

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HAMPTON PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1912
Nature: New villa, by Fraser & Son.
Refs: IB 54, 13 Apr 1912, 227

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ALBERT BRIDGE, CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Date: 1914
Nature: Tower and other additions to be built by J. Fraser & Son.
Refs: IB 56, 25 Apr 1914, 264

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MEADOWBANK PLACE, HOUSES
Date: 1914
Nature: Terrace on S side attr. by Larmour to Frazer & Son on basis of similarity to N side of Chadwick St.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 135

Building: CO. TYRONE, FIVEMILETOWN, HOUSE
Date: 1915
Nature: New villa by 'J. Fraser & Son', for George Young.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 247

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LINDEN GARDENS, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1915
Nature: 2 semi-detached villas by John Fraser, for Mrs McLean. Builder, Robert Potts.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 242

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LINDEN GARDENS, HOUSES (006)
Date: 1915
Nature: 6 semi-detached villas by By John Fraser, for the builder, Robert Potts.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 242

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LINDEN GARDENS, HOUSE
Date: 1915
Nature: Villa by J. Fraser & Son, for Robert Potts.
Refs: IB 57, 22 May 1915, 242