Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast. John McAlery, the son of a Belfast businessman,(1) was active in Belfast from the early 1920s to the 1950s. Much of his work was for houses and housing developments in the centre and suburbs of Belfast; he also designed two Presbyterian churches in Belfast in the 1950s.

RIAI: elected member, 1921; resigned 1957.(2)
RIBA: elected licentiate, 10 April 1956, having been proposed by ROBERT HANNA GIBSON  ROBERT HANNA GIBSON and the President and Hon,. secretary of RSUA.(3)
RSUA: associate by 1937; member by 1947; hon. treasurer, 1942-44.

Addresses:(6) 27A Donegall Place, Belfast, 1922-1929; 7 Cromwell Rd, 1930; 11 Wellington Place, 1932-1942; Mayfair, Arthur Square, Belfast, 1948-1958. Home: 34 Fourth Avenue, Bangor, Co. Down. 1947-1956.

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References

All information in this entry is from RIAI lists of members and RSUA lists of members and past office bearers, unless otherwise attributed.

(1) IB 98, 17 Feb 1940, ?.
(2) RIAI Year Book 1958, 37.
(3) RIBAJ 63 (1955-56), 210.


72 work entries listed in chronological order for MCALERY, JOHN


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT AVENUE, HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: Adds. to house and gatelodge, for Mr M.H.G. Morrow.
Refs: IB 65, 16 Jun 1923, 464

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KENSINGTON ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: Bungalow for Mssrs. W. & J. Robinson.
Refs: IB 65, 24 Feb 1923, 134

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWTOWNARDS ROAD UPPER, HOUSE
Date: 1923
Nature: For. Mr W. Allen.
Refs: IB 65, 11 Aug 1923, 620

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RAVENHILL ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1923
Nature: 2 villas for Mr G.F. Thompson.
Refs: IB 65, 30 Jun 1923, 504

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WESTLAND ROAD, NO. 044 (CLIFTONVILLE GOLF CLUB)
Date: 1923
Nature: Club house and caretaker's residence on club's new links.
Refs: IB 65, 10 Feb,24 Mar 1923, 98,217

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WHEELER'S COURT, STORE & WORKSHOP
Date: 1923
Nature: For Mr George Clegg.
Refs: IB 65, 24 Mar 1923, 214

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROWN SQUARE, PREMISES
Date: 1924
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 66, 1 Nov 1924, 941

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LINDEN GARDENS, STORE
Date: 1924
Nature: -
Refs: IB 66, 9 Feb 1924, 102

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SALISBURY AVENUE, HOUSES (007)
Date: 1924
Nature: 7 villas.
Refs: IB 66, 23Aug 1924, 737

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SANDY ROW, SHOPS
Date: 1924
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 66, 9 Feb 1924, 102

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, STRANMILLIS ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1924
Nature: 2 semi-detached villas.
Refs: IB66, 19 Apr 1924, 350

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, YORK STREET, SHOP
Date: 1924
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 66, 19 #Apr 1924, 350

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CASTLEREAGH STREET, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1925
Nature: -
Refs: IB 67, 21 Mar 1925, 229

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GROSVENOR ROAD, SHOPS
Date: 1925
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 67, 28 Nov 1925, 973

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LINDEN GARDENS, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1925
Nature: 2 villas.
Refs: IB 67, 13 Jun 1925, 478

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NORTH QUEEN STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1925
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 67, 21 Mar 1925, 229

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD, PREMISES
Date: 1925
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 67, 31 Feb 1925, 147

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, PARKGATE AVENUE, HOUSES (024)
Date: 1925
Nature: -
Refs: IB 67, 19 Sep 1925, 778

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SALISBURY AVENUE, HOUSE
Date: 1925
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 67, 3 Oct 1925, 818

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ST JAMES'S ROAD, HOUSES (003)
Date: 1925
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 67, 26 Dec 1925, 1053

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, TILDARG STREET, HOUSES (018)
Date: 1925
Nature: -
Refs: IB 67, 31 Oct 1925, 893

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BERLIN STREET, SHOPS
Date: 1926
Nature: Alts. for Mr D. Boyd. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 6 Feb 1926, 98

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CASTLEVIEW ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1926
Nature: Villa, for Mr J. Coleman. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 20 Mar 1926, 221

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GROSVENOR ROAD, OFFICES & HOUSES
Date: 1926
Nature: Alts., for Mr Davison Laird.
Refs: IB 68, 11 Dec 1926, 921

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KNOCKBURN PARK, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1926
Nature: 2 villas, for Mr R.J. Kerr. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 27 Nov 1926, 891

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LIGONIEL ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1926
Nature: 2 villas, for Miss S. Mulholland & Mr S. Moore. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 3 Apr 1926, 258

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SANDY ROW, SANDRO CINEMA
Date: 1926
Nature: Alts., for Sandro Cinema Ltd.
Refs: IB 68, 12 Jun 1926, 470; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 294

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ST JAMES'S PARADE, HOUSES (011)
Date: 1926
Nature: For Miss Grace Moncrieff. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 6 Feb 1926, 98

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, TATE'S AVENUE, HOUSES (016)
Date: 1926
Nature: For Mssrs. W.J. Gamble & Son. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 68, 20 Mar 1926, 221

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, COLINVIEW STREET, HOUSES (005)
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr N. Boyd. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 26 nOV 1927, 881

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CREGAGH ROAD, SHOP
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr R. Reid. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 11 Jun 1927, 435

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FOUNTAIN LANE, PREMISES
Date: 1927
Nature: Alts., for Mr N. Goorwitch. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 11 Jun 1927, 435

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GRACE AVENUE, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr R.J. Kerr. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 12 Nov 1927, 838

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HILLVIEW STREET, HOUSE
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr D. Laird. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 12 Nov 1927, 838

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LISBURN ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1927
Nature: Alts & adds. for Mr D. Boyd. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 15 oCT 1927, 765

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LISBURN ROAD, PREMISES
Date: 1927
Nature: Alts., for Mr W. Campbell. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 22 Jan 1927, 50

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWTOWNARDS ROAD, STORES
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mr. J. Boyd. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 26 Nov 1927, 881

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OLD LODGE ROAD, PREMISES
Date: 1927
Nature: Adds., for Mr J. Kingsmore. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 14 May 1927, 358

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, STRANMILLIS ROAD, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1927
Nature: Adds., for Mr A.D. Shortt. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 28 May 1927, 396

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, TILDARG STREET, HOUSES (018)
Date: 1927
Nature: For Mssrs. Sawrey & Kennedy. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 69, 30 Apr 1927, 321

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROOKVILLE STREET, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 18 Aug 1928, 712

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, COLINVIEW STREET, HOUSES (005)
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 21 Jan,17 Mar 1928, 69,240

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CREGAGH ROAD, SHOPS (002) & STORE
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 13 Oct 1928, 882

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HAZELFIELD STREET (& RUSHOLME STREET), HOUSES (16)
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 18 Aug 1928, 712

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWTOWNARDS ROAD, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 13 Oct 1928, 882

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ALBERT STREET (& FOX ROW), W.W. CLELAND LTD
Date: 1932
Nature: New gateway entrance.
Refs: IB 74, 12 Mar 1932, 252

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BALLYSILLAN ROAD, SHELTER
Date: 1933
Nature: For Trustees of the Vitoria Homes.
Refs: IB 75, 8 Apr 1933, 292

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DUNCRUE STREET, S. & W. GREENFIELD
Date: 1933
Nature: New chimney stack.
Refs: IB 75, 15 Jul 1933, 610

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SANDOWN ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1933
Nature: For Albert Taylor.
Refs: IB 75, 25 Mar 1933, 247

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SHORE ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1933
Nature: For Miss M. Williamson.
Refs: IB 75, 28 Jan 1933, 68

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BLOOMFIELD AVENUE, HOUSES (004) & SHOP
Date: 1934
Nature: 4 houses & lock-up shop.
Refs: IB 76, 28 Jul 1934, 641

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GROSVENOR ROAD, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1934
Nature: Conversion of house into shop & house.
Refs: IB 76, 29 Dec 1934, 1132

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LITTLE VICTORIA STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1934
Nature: Heating chamber & chimney.
Refs: IB 76, 6 Oct 1934, 865

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MATILDA STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1934
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 76, 16 Jun 1934, 517

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWFORGE LA (NEAR), STORES
Date: 1934
Nature: Conversion of house into stores.
Refs: IB 76, 6 Oct 1934, 865

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RAVENHILL ROAD (NEW STREET OFF), HOUSES (002)
Date: 1934
Nature: -
Refs: IB 76, 16 Jun 1934, 517

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ETHEL STREET, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 9 Feb 1935, 115

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, TUDOR PLACE, PREMISES
Date: 1935
Nature: Lavatories.
Refs: IB 77, 16 Nov 1935, 1065

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WYNFORD STREET, HOUSES (002)
Date: 1935
Nature: Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 77, 6 Apr 1935, 289

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RAVENSDENE CRESCENT, HOUSES (002 OR MORE)
Date: 1935-36
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 6 Apr, 4 May,10 Aug,19 Oct 1935, 289,381,715,962; 78, 11 Jan 1936, 35

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FAIRFIELD STREET, HOUSES (014)
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 18 Apr 1936, 339

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWFORGE LANE, HOUSE & GARAGE
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 4 Apr 1936, 297

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WATERLOO PARK, HOUSE(S)
Date: 1936
Nature: One or more houses. Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 78, 25 Jan,30 May 1936, 73,481

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MOSCOW STREET, HOUSE(S)
Date: 1937
Nature: 2 houses in Moscow St & Riga St.
Refs: IB 79, 20 Feb 1937, 170

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RIGA STREET, HOUSE(S)
Date: 1937
Nature: 2 houses in Moscow St & Riga St.
Refs: IB 79, 20 Feb 1937, 170

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SYDENHAM ROAD, SHOP
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 27 Nov 1937, 1054

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ALFRED STREET, SPORTS HALL
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 29 Oct 1938, 918

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NORTH STREET, BRITISH LEGION NAVAL CLUB
Date: 1938
Nature: Alts. to premises for British Legion Naval Club.
Refs: IB 80, 29 Oct 1938, 918

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SYDENHAM ROAD, WORKSHOP & OFFICES
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 15 Oct 1938, 874

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD (& CLIFTON CRESC), HOUSE
Date: 1939
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 81, 5 Aug 1939, 678

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SERPENTINE ROAD, NO. 112 (DUNLOP MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
Date: 1952-55
Nature: New church. Contractor: Moreland, Belfast. Cost: £28,000.
Refs: IB 94, 22 Nov 1952, 1119; 97, 12 Mar 1955, 255(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEHOUSE, ABBOT'S CROSS, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1957
Nature: New. Builder: D.R. Martin & Son, Ltd, Belfast. Cost: £25,000.
Refs: IB 99, 23 Mar 1957, 221