- Born: 1789 Died: 1832
Carpenter, of Limavady, Co. Derry. Robert Given was born in 1789 and died in 1832.(1) An undated design, signed 'Robert Given, carpenter', for extensions to the yard at New Walworth, Co. Derry, is among the Fishmongers' papers in the Guildhall Library, London.(2)
Robert Given may have been the father of GEORGE GIVEN.
(1) W.D. Girvan, Historic Buildings in North Derry (UAHS, 1975), 32.
(2) Reproduced in James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 238.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for GIVEN, ROBERT
|Building:||CO. DERRY, NEW WALWORTH|
|Nature:||Proposed extension to farmyard. Work completed by 1827.|
|Refs:||Drawing in Fismongers' Company archives, Guildhall Library, London, reproduced in James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 238; Curl, op.cit., 265.|
|Building:||CO. DERRY, LIMAVADY, IRISH GREEN STREET, COURT HOUSE (OLD)|
|Nature:||'he couart house was built in 1830 by the grand jury at an expense of 950 pounds. It is a wll designed building with a neat, architectural front. Annexed to it is a bridewell' (OS memoir). Rowan and Girvan say 'probably' by RG.|
|Refs:||W.D. Girvan, Historic Buildings in North Derry (UAHS, 1975), 18(no. 71); Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 351; J. Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation 1609-1914 (Chichester, 1986), 271.|