Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and civil engineer of Ennis, Co. Clare. William Reginald Carroll was born in 1850, a younger son of WILLIAM CARROLL [1]  WILLIAM CARROLL [1] and brother of EDWARD CARROLL. EDWARD CARROLL. (1) According to the membership lists of the RIAI, he moved to England circa 1899 and soon afterwards to Belgium. He died at his home in Brussels on 8 April 1910.(2) He was married to Kathleen Perry of Ennis, by whom he had a daughter, Yvonne.(3)

RIAI: elected associate, 1875;(4) member, 1878.(5)
RSAI: member, 1890.(6)

Addresses:(7) Ennis, Co. Clare, <=1887-1899; The Laurels, Chesterfield Road, Ewell, Surrey, 1900-1901; 12 Rue de l'Equerre, Bruges, 1902; 18 Rue de la Culture, Brussels, at time of death.

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by by 1901 had moved to England and by 1902 to Bruges, He died in Brussels on 8 April 1910.The Laurels, Chesterfield Road, Ewell; the RSAI's list of members for 1902 gives his address as 12 Rue de l'Equerre, Bruges. He died at his residence, 18 Rue de la Culture, Brussels, on 8 April 1910.(2)



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(1) Eric Shaw, 'William Carroll, Building contractor and timber merchant, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1817-1889', typescript memoir by the great-grandson of William Carroll[1] in IAA; Carroll's date of birth is supplied by Eric Shaw in a letter to RIAI of 12 Sep 1998.
(2) Clare Journal, 11 Apr 1910 (information from Eric Shaw).
(3) See note 1, above.
(4) RIAI council meeting minutes, 3 May 1875, 190; general meeting minutes, 22 Nov 1875, 265.
(5) RIAI council meeting minutes, 28 Nov 1878, 215; general meeting minutes, 13 Dec 1878, 271.
(6) JRSAI 21 (1890-91), 102.
(7) From RIAI and RSAI membership lists unless otherwise stated.
(8) See note 2, above,


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Building: CO. CLARE, BALLYBEG, ABBEYVIEW
Date: 1870ca
Nature: Designed for his father, William Carroll.
Refs: Eric Shaw, 'William Carroll, Building contractor and timber merchant, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1817-1889', typescript memoir in IAA.

Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, FRANCIS STREET, WILLOWBANK, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC, FRANCISCAN)
Date: 1892?
Nature: New church in 14th-century Gothic style with nave, apse and 2 side chapels. To have 120ft tower . Cost £11,000. Builder: D. Shanks. Altar by Pearse. Dedicated 11 Jun 1892.
Refs: IB 34, 15 Jun 1892, 133; B 63, 2 Jul 1892, 19; Eric Shaw, 'William Carroll, Building contractor and timber merchant, Ennis, Co. Clare, 1817-1889', typescript memoir in IAA; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 11-12.