Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. Henry James Lundy, eldest of the four sons of Hugh Lundy (1827-1912), a native of Co. Cavan, and his wife Elizabeth (1847-1928), née Young, from Killucan, Co. Westmeath, was born in Dublin on 5 June 1871. He was a pupil in th office of WILLIAM HENRY BEARDWOOD  WILLIAM HENRY BEARDWOOD from 1891 to 1895(1) and had established his own office in Dame Street by 1900.   Pupils and assistants in the office included FRANCIS PETER RUSSELL.  FRANCIS PETER RUSSELL.

Henry Lundy's architectural career came to an end in 1912 when he emigrated to Canada to farm, leaving his younger brother HUBERT JOHN LUNDY  HUBERT JOHN LUNDY in the Dublin office. He returned to Ireland in about 1953 and died while staying with Hubert in Dublin on 5 January 1964. He had married Evaline Marion Spence, daughter of WILLIAM SPENCE WILLIAM SPENCE , iron and brass founder, of Cork Street, on 26 June 1901 and was the father of at least two sons, William and George.(2)

The Irish Architectural Archive holds a collection of drawings with some related documents from the offices of Henry James Lundy and Hubert John Lundy, which were donated by Hubert Lundy's daughter Dell Lundy in 2001 (Acc.2001/22).

RIAI: elected member, 1896, having been proposed by W.H. Beardwood;(3) still a member in 1915 but no longer a member in 1916.

Addresses: 40 South Circular Road, 1896->=1898;(4) 38 Dame Street <=1900-1907;(5) 17 Suffolk Street, 1907-1915.
Home: The Hirsel, Rathfarnham, 1910.(6)

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the daughter of Hubert Lundy, Miss M.H.D. Lundy, Williamstown, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, from RIAI lists of members, Thom's Directory and The Post Office Directory.

(1)
IAA, RIAI office archives (Acc. 93/136), membership forms 1878-1909 (extremely fragile).
(2)
Account of funeral of William Spence in Irish Times, 30 Jul 1907.
(3)
RIAI council meeting minutes, 2 Nov 1896, 337.
(4)
See note 1, above.
(5)
IB 49, 30 Nov 1907, 829.
(6)
IB 52, 28 May 1910, 350.


20 work entries listed in chronological order for LUNDY, HENRY JAMES


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Building: CO. WICKLOW, GREYSTONES, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1899
Nature: Addition of short transepts.  Builder: Henry Richard Evans.
Refs: IB 41, 1 Sep 1899, 130;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 275.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHAPELIZOD, PHOENIX PARK DISTILLERY
Date: 1900;1901
Nature: Reconstruction of floors of grain store, 1900; rebuilding of milling portion after fire of 17 Jan 1901. Builder: John Good, Great Brunswick St. Cost: £3,000. For Distillers' Co, Ltd.
Refs: IB 43, 12 Sep 1901, 861

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, BRICKFIELD LANE, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1903
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of 2 villas. Architect: Mr Lundy.
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter, 31 Jan 1903

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, NENAGH, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1905-06
Nature: New church. Tenders invited, July 1905. Memorial stone laid 23 Oct 1906. Builder: Whelan Bros, Dublin. Terracotta dressings by Mssrs. Beckett, Kingscourt; lead light windows by McCullagh & Nairn, Stephen's Gn, Dublin
Refs: IB 47, 15 Jul 1905, 494; 48, 17 Nov 1906, 942(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GEORGE'S STREET SOUTH GREAT, NO. 048-50
Date: 1905-1906
Nature: Shops being built opposite Dockrell's for F. Hafner, who retains portion of premises on removing his business across the street. Portmarnock brick with Skerries limestone and Peterhead granite. Builder: J. & P. Good.
Refs: IB 47, 9 Sep 1905, 609; 48, 16 Jun 1906, 473 (illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SHREWSBURY ROAD, NO. 011 (FINTRAGH)
Date: 1906
Nature: New villa residence, 'lately built' for Dr Frederick L. Flood (but not for his own use?). Builder: Whelan Bros, & Byrne.
Refs: IB 48, 24 Feb 1906, 144(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK STREET, NO. 110-111 (EUSTACE BROS)
Date: 1907
Nature: New dry cleaning & finishing rooms. Contractor: Alex Hull & Co., Ringsend Rd.
Refs: IB 49, 13 Jul 1907, 488

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ADELAIDE ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1908
Nature: New front. Estimated cost: about £2,500.
Refs: IB 50, 22 Feb 1908, 101

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KIMMAGE, HOUSE
Date: 1908
Nature: New house completed. Builder: Whelan Bros., Arbour Place, Dublin.
Refs: IB 50, 28 Nov,26 Dec 1908, 737,800 (illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOUNT BROWN, DUNLOP'S LAUNDRY
Date: 1908
Nature: New chimney, 102 ft. high. Contractor: J. & P. Good; new boiler house & drying rooms. Contractor: George Langley, Ringsend Rd.
Refs: IB 49, 16 May,16 Nov 1908, 309,797

Building: CO. DUBLIN, RATHFARNHAM, BUTTERFIELD AVENUE, HOUSES (003)
Date: 1909
Nature: HJL to build 3 detached villas at £700 each (including or as well as The Hirsel?).
Refs: IB 51, 20 Mar 1909, 177

Building: CO. DUBLIN, RATHFARNHAM, BUTTERFIELD AVENUE, THE HIRSEL
Date: 1909-10
Nature: HJL builds house for himself. Builder: Whelan Bros.
Refs: IB 52, 28 May 1910, 350(illus.)

Building: CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, CATHERINE STREET, BAPTIST CHURCH
Date: 1910
Nature: New, replacing incommodious chapel of 1877. Contractor: Whelan Bros. £1,400.
Refs: IB 52, 12 Nov 1910, 704

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEARSE STREET, NO. 206
Date: 1911
Nature: Being reconstructed with large extension at rere for garage, for T.C. McCormick, 7 D'Olier St. Builder: Whelan Bros, Arbour Hill.
Refs: IB 53, 15 Apr 1911, 246

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHGAR ROAD, NO. 185 (MALAKOFF HOUSE)
Date: 1911
Nature: Alts. & renovation. Builder: W. Creighton, Rathgar.
Refs: IB 53, 19 Aug 1911, 561

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, THOMAS STREET, NO. 040-42
Date: 1911-12
Nature: Demolition & rebuilding for Duffy & Sons, drapers, & Mssrs. Eastman, victuallers, with slaughter houses &c. at rear. Builder: Wm. Beckett & Son, Percy Place.
Refs: IB 53, 25 Nov 1911, 778; 54, 2 Mar 1912, 141

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GRAFTON STREET, NO. 063
Date: 1912
Nature: Alts. to Mssrs. Thornton's premises on corner of Chatham St, including new shop front on Chatham St side. Builder: Mssrs. Keatinge, Grafton St.
Refs: IB 54, 6 Jan 1912, 18

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KIMMAGE ROAD (TERENURE), HOUSE
Date: 1913
Nature: For James Ogilvie, Queenstown. Builder: William Creighton, Orwell Rd, Rathgar.
Refs: IB 55, 27 Sep 1913, 609(illus.),624

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LONG LANE, HOUSES (040)
Date: 1913
Nature: 22 1-storey and 18 2-storey houses, for Mr. W. O'Connor.
Refs: IB 55, 25 Oct 1913, 683

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LONG LANE, HOUSES (010)
Date: 1914
Nature: 10 2-storey houses. Builder: Mssrs. Clarke, Clanbrassil St.
Refs: IB 56, 15 Aug 1914, 498