Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast, active from the 1890s until the 1930s. William Charles Maxwell, only child of William Maxwell, secretary of the Belfast City Mission, and his wife Ruth McMillan (née Owens), was born in Belfast on 7 September 1875.(1) He was articled to JAMES JOHN PHILLIPS  JAMES JOHN PHILLIPS from 1891 to 1896, and attended the Belfast School of Art from 1891 to 1895. He remained with Phillips as an assistant until 1901 and then worked as an assistant in a number of different Belfast offices, with NICHOLAS FITZSIMONS  NICHOLAS FITZSIMONS from 1901 to 1905, with the Belfast Garden Estates Company from 1905 to 1906, with WILLIAM JOHN GILLILAND  WILLIAM JOHN GILLILAND in 1907 and with Fitzsimons again from 1908 to 1909. He then established his own practice, which carried out a considerable amount of work for Presbyterian missions in Belfast.   At the time of the 1911 census he was unmarried.

RIBA: elected associate 28 February 1910.(2)
RSUA:(3) member by 1937; still a member in 1938 but no longer listed in 1939.

Addresses: Work: 13 Lombard Street, Belfast, 1909;(4) 29 Donegall Street, 1910-1923;(5) 3 Wellington Place, <=1937->=1938.(6)
Home: 44 Lonsdale Street, Belfast, 1911.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 155.

(1) Information from www.familysearch.org and 1911 census, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai001441365/ (last visited Mar 2009).
(2) RIBAJ 17 (1909-1910), 392.
(3) From RSUA lists of members in Thom's directories.
(4) IB 51, 7 Aug 1909, 501.
(5) IB 53, 27 May 1911, 361; Who's Who in Architecture (1923), 170.
(6) See note 2, above.


34 work entries listed in chronological order for MAXWELL, WILLIAM CHARLES


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Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR (NEAR), HOLIDAY HOME
Date: 1909
Nature: Tenders for erecting new holiday home in connection with Belfast Shankill Rd Mission, Aug 1909.
Refs: IB 51, 7 Aug 1909, 501

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LORD STREET, HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: For Presbyterian Central Mission.
Refs: IB 65, 21 Apr 1923, 298

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LORD STREET, MISSION HALL
Date: 1923
Nature: Adds., for Presbyterian Central Mission.
Refs: IB 65, 21 Apr 1923, 298

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ASHLEY GARDENS, HOUSES (014 +1?)
Date: 1923-24
Nature: For John McIvor.
Refs: IB 65, 21 Apr,19 May 1923, 298,380; 66, 8 Mar 1924, 193

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BALMORAL AVENUE, NO. 079
Date: 1924
Nature: Asymmetrical, free-style house in red brick.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 31

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BAWNMORE AVENUE, HOUSE
Date: 1924
Nature: 'Villa'.
Refs: IB 66, 17 May 1924, 442

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KELVIN PARADE, GREENHOUSES
Date: 1924
Nature: -
Refs: IB 66, 12 Jan 1924, 25

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OXFORD STREET, STORES
Date: 1924
Nature: -
Refs: IB 66, 22 Aug 1924, 737

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RICHMOND STREET, HOUSES (006)
Date: 1924
Nature: -
Refs: IB 66, 3 May 1924, 397

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ASHLEY GARDENS, HOUSE
Date: 1925
Nature: 'Villa'.
Refs: IB 67, 21 Feb 1925, 147

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DIAMOND STREET, STORE
Date: 1925
Nature: -
Refs: IB 67, 31 Oct 1925, 893

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ADELAIDE PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1926
Nature: Alts. & adds. to villa , for Mrs J. Murdock. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 2 Oct 1926, 753

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DISRAELI STREET, MISSION HALL
Date: 1926
Nature: For Rev. J. Milligen.
Refs: IB 68, 12 Jun 1926, 470

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, HOUSES & SHOPS (003)
Date: 1926
Nature: For Mr H. McLaurin. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 26 Jun 1926, 510

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, MISSION HALLS (002)
Date: 1926
Nature: For Belfast Presbyterian City Mission. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 4 Sep 1926, 681

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KIMBERLEY STREET, MISSION HALL
Date: 1926
Nature: For Belfast Presbyterian City Mission. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 20 Mar 1926, 221

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, UNIVERSITY ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1926
Nature: 2 villas for H. McLaurin. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 6 Feb 1926, 98

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, SHOPS & HOUSE
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr H. McLaurin. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 14 May 1927, 358

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FRANCIS STREET, STORE
Date: 1927
Nature: For Belfast Timber & Hardware Co. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 29 Oct 1927, 801

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KENSINGTON AVENUE, HOUSE
Date: 1927
Nature: Villa, for Mr J. Brown. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 14 May 1927, 358

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OLDPARK ROAD, STORE
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr W. Greenfield. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 25 Jun 1927, 473

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL PARK AVENUE, HOUSE
Date: 1928
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 70, 28 Apr 1928, 372

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, SHOP
Date: 1928
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 70, 4 Aug 1928, 671

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OLDPARK ROAD, SHOP & STORE
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 1 May 1928, 420

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HAVELOCK PLACE, MISSION HALL
Date: 1929
Nature: Conversion from houses.
Refs: IB 71, 7Dec 1929, 1092

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ISLAND STREET, MISSION HALL
Date: 1929
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 71, 22 Jun 1929, 576

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KILBURN STREET, MISSION HALL
Date: 1929
Nature: -
Refs: IB 71, 30 Mar 1929, 280

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OLD LODGE ROAD, SHOP & STORE
Date: 1929
Nature: Conversion from house.
Refs: IB 7`1, 21 Dec 1929, 1138

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, COOLMORE STREET, HOUSES (016)
Date: 1930
Nature: -
Refs: IB 72, 26 Apr 1930, 383

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHICHESTER ROAD, HOUSES
Date: 1931
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 73, 23 May 1931, 465

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HAIG STREET, HOUSE
Date: 1931
Nature: For Belfast City Mission.
Refs: IB 73, 3 Jan 1931, 24

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DRUSE STREET (& HILLVIEW STREET), MISSION HALL
Date: 1932
Nature: Adds., for Belfast City Mission.
Refs: IB 74, 27 Aug 1932, 780

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MOUNTCOLLYER AVENUE, MISSION HALL
Date: 1934
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 76, 16 Jun 1934, 517

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ?, SHOPS & OFFICES
Date: 1934
Nature: Conversion of shop & warehouse into lock-up shops & offices.
Refs: IB 76, 27 Jan 1934, 70