Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Partnership of THOMAS JACKSON  THOMAS JACKSON and his younger son, WILLIAM RIDGEWAY JACKSON WILLIAM RIDGEWAY JACKSON . Thomas Jackson appears to have taken both his sons, Anthony Thomas and William Ridgeway, into partnership in 1867, the practice becoming known as THOMAS JACKSON & SONS THOMAS JACKSON & SONS . Anthony Thomas did not remain long in the partnership but set up in independent practice circa 1869. William Ridgeway remained with his father until at least 1877; the last notes of works by Thomas Jackson & Son occur in the Irish Builder for 15 October 1881.

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25 work entries listed in chronological order for JACKSON, THOMAS, & SON


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MALONE ROAD, NO. 073 (DERRYVOLGIE HOUSE)
Date: 1856-58
Nature: 2-storey succoed villa with canted Ionic columned porch in centre.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 102-3

Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEHOUSE, MILL
Date: 1866
Nature: Builder: John Murphy, Belfast..
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Sep 1866, p.33v)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CORNMARKET (& HIGH STREET), NO. 003-9 (PLOUGH BUILDINGS)
Date: 1867-68
Nature: Italianate building on site of former Plough Hotel (forming extension to Forster Green's tea warehouse??) rapidly approaching completion in Jan 1867. 40ft of 60ft frontage occupied by Grattan & Co, druggists, remainder by Gilbey & Co., wine merchants. 'Grattan and Co. 1828' inscr. on balustrade. Builder: W.B. McMaster. (Demolished)
Refs: DB 7, 15 Oct 1865, 249; IB 9, 15 Jan 1867, 21; 10, 1 Feb 1868, 33; 11, 1 Jan 1869, 9; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 82

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WARING STREET, NO. 033 (ULSTER BANK BUILDINGS)
Date: 1869-70
Nature: 3-storey sandstone extension to Ulster Bank. White Scrabo stone 'finely sparrow picked' sonte for walling, Dungannon stone dressings, Newry granite plinth and pilasters. Estimated cost: £4,000. Builder: John Murphy.
Refs: IB 11, 1 Oct 1869, 220(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, STRANDTOWN VILLA
Date: 1870
Nature: For James Shaw.
Refs: IB 12, 1 Jan 1870, 6(illus.)(?also IB 11, 1 Sep 1869, 203(illus.)

Building: CO. LONGFORD, GRANARD, NEW ROAD, ULSTER BANK
Date: 1870
Nature: To be erected.
Refs: IB 12, 15 Sep 1870, 215; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 307

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL PLACE, NO. 016 (DAY & BOTTOMLEY)
Date: 1870
Nature: New warehouse on site formerly occupied by W. Ogle, wine merchant, on ground floor, and by Mr Jackson's office, on 1st floor. Builder: T. & J. Guiler.
Refs: IB 12, 1 Feb,15 Oct 1870, 38,247

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LISBURN ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1870
Nature: Plan for converting part of school building so as to accommodate infirmary patients.
Refs: IB 12, 15 Feb 1870, 48

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, STRANDTOWN, HOUSE
Date: 1870
Nature: New villa for James Shaw, landlord of several townlands in the district. Hall, 4 sitting rooms, 8 bedrooms.
Refs: IB 12, 1 JN 1870, 6

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL STREET, NO. 001
Date: 1872
Nature: 4-storey Italianate block on corner of Waring St., for Malcomson Bros. Started, Spring 1872. Builder: William McCammond, Antrim St.
Refs: IB 14, 1 May 1872, 133; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 122-2,327(illus.)

Building: CO. DERRY, GARVAGH, ULSTER BANK
Date: 1873
Nature: New 5-bay, 2-storey bank premises.
Refs: Drawing(s) seen by Hugh Dixon, 1972, formerly in Ulster Bank Premises Department, Belfast, UB/N43R, cited by Hugh Dixon, 'Honouring Thomas Jackson', Proceedings and Reports of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society 9 (1970-77), 29 (drawing destroyed in bomb attack, 1972).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, NO. 036 (ULSTER BANK)
Date: 1873
Nature: New front and interior alts.
Refs: IB 15, 15 Oct 1873, 281

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LOMBARD STREET, NO. 005-11 (ENGLISH & SCOTTISH LAW LIFE ASSURANCE ASSN) & JOHN HEWITT & SON
Date: 1875
Nature: 3-storey, 9-bay stucco building, with some stone details. 2 large shops on ground floor. Dalbeatie granite. Fireproof construction, with rolled-iron girders and concrete-filled joists. Contractor: William McCammond, Antrim Rd.
Refs: IB 17, 15 Jan 1875, 17; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 218,231(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FORTBREDA PARK, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1876
Nature: Pair of cottage villas 'just erected' for John Coyle. Red brick with Scrabo & Dumfries stone dressings. Cost about £2,500. Builders: Dixon & Co., Belfast.
Refs: IB 18, 15 Dec 1876, 361,363(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MALONE ROAD, NO. 071 (BERTHA)
Date: 1877
Nature: Gate lodge. Taken down and rebuilt with extra bay in 1927.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 99(illus.),102; J.A. K. Dean, The Gate Lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 5 (no. 47_

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WHITEWELL ROAD, THRONE CONVALESCENT HOME
Date: 1877
Nature: New. Gothic, red brick with Scrabo stone dressings. By Thomas & W.R. Jackson. Next to Childrens' Home. Design exh. Belfast Industrial Exhibition 1876. 'Memorial stone' laid 18 Oct 1877. Expected cost: £14,000. Contractors: H. & J. Martin, under personal supervision of James Martin.(On site purchased by Samuel Martin, c.1871, for erection of cottage hospitals for orphan children and convalescent hospital, see IB 15, 1 Jan 1872, 15.)
Refs: IB 18, 15 Jun 1876, 172; 19, 1 Nov 1877. 318; B 35, 27 Oct 1877, 1084; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 102 (no. N4)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, QUEEN STREET, HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN
Date: 1877-78
Nature: New hospital (replacing one in King St). Front of Scrabo sandstone. Foundations commenced at end of 1877. Contractor: William McCammond. Estimated cost: £3,840. Moved to Falls Rd c.1932.)
Refs: IB 19, 15 Dec 1877, 364,366(illus.); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 45 (no. 95, illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 271-2

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, COLLEGE SQUARE EAST, ACADEMICAL INSTITUTION
Date: 1878
Nature: 3 large classrooms and laboratory at rere. Builder: McCammond. Also Common Hall (demolished).
Refs: IB 20, 1 Dec 1878, 353; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd. ed., 1985), 15

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROSEMARY STREET, NO. 028
Date: 1878
Nature: 3-storey, Dundonald red sandstone, with rounded corner 'will shortly be completed for Patrick McGuinness, gutta percha manufacturer. Builder: William McCammond, Brookvale Tce, Duncairn St.
Refs: IB 20, 15 Nov 1878, 328(illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 281

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LOMBARD STREET, NO. 013-17 (PATRICK MCGINNES)
Date: 1878a
Nature: New premises of Patrick McGinnes. 4-storey sandstone, with granite ground floor. Completed 1878.
Refs: IB 20, 15 Nov 1878, 328; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 218; see also Hugh Dixon, 'Honouring Thomas Jackson', Proceedings and Reports of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society 9 (1970-77), 29

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OLD HOLYWOOD ROAD, GLENMACHAN HOUSE
Date: 1879
Nature: For William Ewart, JP. Contractor: J. & R. Thompson, Belfast.
Refs: IB 21, 1 Oct,15 Dec 1879, 311,382(illus.); see also Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 33 (under no. 64)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CORNMARKET, NO. 011-17 (ANDREW MUNCE)
Date: 1881
Nature: Recently opened, Oct 1881. Building comprises Munce's own poultry shop & shop of Laird, hatter. Exterior decorated with faience work, glazed bricks, &c. Spacious apartments suitable for offices &c. upstairs. Builder: William McCammond, Duncairn St.
Refs: IB 23, 15 Oct 1881, 300-301(illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 82

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HIGH STREET, NO. 037-43 (ST GEORGE'S BUILDINGS)
Date: 1881
Nature: Block of shops and offices, incorporating Central Hall, for Mssrs. Wheeler & Whitaker, one wing being for Mrs McKenzie. Hall inagurated 5 Oct 1881. Builder: H. & J. Martin, Belfast.
Refs: IB 23, 15 Jul,15 Oct 1881, 210-11(illus.),213,298; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 187

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, NO. 021-29 (ROYAL AVENUE HOTEL)
Date: 1882-84
Nature: New Italianate 4-storey hotel with round-headed dormers on corner of Rosemary St. (Demolished after fire in 1984.)
Refs: Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 283

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, ULSTER BANK
Date: ?
Nature: Alts. to house to make bank premises. Contractor: John Lowry & Sons.
Refs: Drawing(s) seen by Hugh Dixon, 1972, formerly in Ulster Bank Premises Department, Belfast, UB/N54-58 (destroyed in bomb attack, 1972).