Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership, of Coleraine, Co. Derry, formed in 1891 or 1892 between WILLIAM J. GIVEN  WILLIAM J. GIVEN and his brother MAXWELL GIVEN MAXWELL GIVEN . The firm operated from premises in the Diamond, Coleraine.(1) After the death of William Given in 1923, Maxwell Given took the twenty-year-old MALCOLM MCQUIGG  MALCOLM MCQUIGG into partnership. Maxwell Given died in 1934, and McQuigg carried on the practice under the name W. & J. Given until his own retirement in 1974. Branch offices had been opened in Derry by 1954 and in Dungannon by 1961.

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(1) Address given as No. 6 The Diamond in IB 58, 8 Apr 1916, 165, and as No.5 The Diamond in IB 75, 29 Jul 1933, 655


29 work entries listed in chronological order for GIVEN, W. & M.


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, HOUSES (003)
Date: 1890ca
Nature: Designs for proposed terrace of 3 houses, for C.M. Loughridge.
Refs: Signed plans and elevation, 1890ca, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/10 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, VICTORIA STREET, HOUSES (003)
Date: 1890ca?
Nature: 3 terrace houses, for C.M. Loughridge.
Refs: Ground plan, plans, elevation, n.d. [1890ca?] ,in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/10 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, MERCERS' HOTEL
Date: 1893
Nature: Enlargement & extensive alts. Tender of A. Higgins, Coleraine, for £1,168.9.6 accepted.
Refs: IB 35, 15 Mar 1893, 73

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, WEST STRAND, HOUSE
Date: 1893
Nature: Proposed house below railway station.
Refs: Plans, 1893, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/11 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, HOUSE
Date: 1894
Nature: Proposed new semi-detached house.
Refs: Plans (3 copies) in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/12A-C (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, HOUSE
Date: 1894
Nature: Proposed new house.
Refs: Plans and elevations (2 copies), 1894, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/13A-B (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DERRY, LIMAVADY, MAIN STREET, HOUSE & OFFICES
Date: 1897
Nature: New house and offices to be erected. Contrs: Thorp & McCracken, £759.4.6.
Refs: IB 39, 1 Nov 1897, 210

Building: CO. DERRY, GARVAGH, NATIONAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1900
Nature: For 1st Presbyterian Church committee. Contractor: Hugh McMullin, Coleraine, £600.
Refs: IB 42, 1 May 1900, 356; B 78, 7 Apr 1900, 359; 69th Report of the National Education Commissioners in Ireland (1902), 18

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, CAUSEWAY STREET, HOUSE
Date: 1901
Nature: New house, for W. Maxwell.
Refs: Plan and elevation, 1901, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/25 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DERRY, LIMAVADY, DEERPARK, HOUSE
Date: 1903
Nature: Villa for E.M.F.G. Boyle, Esq.
Refs: IB 45, 12 Mar 1903, 1632

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, SALMON FISHERY HOUSE
Date: 1904
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: Plans, 1904, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/1/1A,B,D (see PRONI e-catalogue).


Building: CO. DERRY, PORTSTEWART, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1907
Nature: Additional supply.
Refs: IB 49, 9 Mar 1907, 176

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, LONG COMMONS, SHOP & STORES
Date: 1911
Nature: -
Refs: IA & C 1, 15 Apr 1911, 158

Building: CO. DERRY, CASTLEROCK, DUNBOE CO-OP STORES
Date: 1912
Nature: New office premises.
Refs: IB 54, 14 Sep 1912, 536

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, BERESFORD PLACE, IRISH SOCIETY SCHOOLS
Date: 1914
Nature: Improvements.
Refs: IB 56, 31 Jan 1914, 76

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, UPPERLANDS STATION, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1916
Nature: 2 semi-detached villas for William Clark & Sons Ltd. Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 58, 8 Apr 1916, 165

Building: CO. DERRY, GARVAGH, BOLERAN, PAROCHIAL HOUSE
Date: 1916;1920
Nature: Tenders invited, 1916. ?Not built until 1920.
Refs: IB 58, 25 Mar 1916, 143; 62, 27 Mar 1920, 188

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, ARTICRUNAGH SOUTH, VILLA
Date: 1920
Nature: For Mrs Norris.
Refs: IB 62, 27 Mar 1920, 186

Building: CO. DERRY, GARVAGH, PRESBYTERIAN MANSE
Date: 1921
Nature: For lst Garvagh Presbyterian Church.
Refs: IB 63, 29 Jan 1921, 74; B 126, 11 Feb 1921, 204.

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, BERESFORD PLACE, IRISH SOCIETY SCHOOLS
Date: 1922
Nature: Additional classroom.
Refs: IB 64, 9 Sep 1922, 618

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, ARMOY, CLONTYFINNAN, HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: Tender of William Douglas, Lodge Rd, Coleraine, for £1997. 18s. accepted.
Refs: IB 65, 5,19 May 1923, 342,385

Building: CO. DERRY, BALLYWATTICK (BALLYMONEY), HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: Tender of W.J. Halley, Coleraine, for £850, accepted.
Refs: IB 65, 5,19 May 1923, 342,385

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, RATHEANE COTTAGE HOSPITAL
Date: 1924
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 66, 9 Aug,6 Sep 1924, 698,781

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, COUNTY LIBRARY
Date: 1933
Nature: -
Refs: IB 75, 2 Dec 1933, 1042

Building: CO. DERRY, PORTSTEWART, HOUSE
Date: 1933
Nature: Seaside residence for Felix Kane, Cranmore, Belfast. Builder: Lennox & Son, Portrush.
Refs: IB 75, 16 Dec 1933, 1086

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, BERESFORD PLACE, IRISH SOCIETY SCHOOLS
Date: 1933-35
Nature: Extension. Completion of work supervised after death of Maxwell Given by Malcolm McQuigg. Contractors: William Currie & Sons, Coleraine. Opened 1935.
Refs: IB 75, 29 Jul 1933, 655; 77, 27 Jul 1935, 646

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, CROC NA MAC ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1935
Nature: Proposed new house, for Thomas Bamford.
Refs: Plans and elevations (blueprint), 1935, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/1/53 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DERRY, PORTSTEWART, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 15 May 1937, 453

Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, HOUSES (?150+13+244)
Date: 1937-38
Nature: Cottages, for Rural District council.
Refs: IB 79, 27 Nov 1937, 1057; 80, 26 Mar 1938, 242