MONSARRAT, ROBERT LAW
- Born: 1820 Died: 1847
Architect, of Dublin. Robert Law Monsarrat, son of Mark John Monsarrat, of Dublin, and his wife, Jane, née Brett, was born on 21 August 1820(1) and admitted to Trinity College, Dublin, on 15 October 1841.(2) He may be the 'Mr Monserrat' who won the £20 premium for a design for alterations to the Public Library at Armagh in 1845.(3) He died in 1847.(4)
Addresses:(5) 42 Belvedere Place, 1845; 64 Gardiner Street Lower, 1846.
(2) G.D. Burtchaell & T.U. Sadleir, eds., Alumni Dublinenses (1935), 588.
(3) Letter to E. McParland from Roger Weatherup, 10 Jul 1972. (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44)
(4) See note 1, above.
(5) Jones transcripts from Thom's and Pettigrew & Oulton's directories.
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|Building:||CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, ABBEY STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY|
|Nature:||'Mr Monserrat' wins £20 premium in 1845 for enlargement and refacing of same. Tenders invited, 11 Mar 1845.
Armagh Guardian, 11 Mar 1845; Library Minutes & Keeper's Reports (B. of I.); see also R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup & P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 39; Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 107, Pl.70.