Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Drogheda and Wicklow. According to his 1911 census return, John Pansing was born in Cork in 1848 or 1849.  He served his apprenticeship with Grendon & Co., Drogheda, from 1865 to 1872, and then worked for eight years as assistant to the county surveyor of Louth, PARKE NEVILLE PARKE NEVILLE . In 1880 he moved to Co. Wicklow to work under WILLIAM GEORGE STRYPE  WILLIAM GEORGE STRYPE on various projects, which included the construction of the East Pier at Wicklow, the Wicklow waterworks, and works at the harbours of Bray and Greystones. He was appointed an assistant county surveyor for Co. Wicklow in 1885 and town surveyor for Wicklow Town in 1900.(1) He died at the age of sixty-seven on 18 March 1917. At the time of the 1911 census he had been married to his wife, Anne Jane (née Kennedy)(2) for thirty-three years, and had nine children.

ICEI: elected associate member, 1902.

Address: Church Street, Wicklow, 1900;(3) Church Hill, Wicklow, <=1901- >=1911.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from the 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Nov 2009), from ICEI membership applications, III, 146 (NLI microfilm, Pos. 9385), and from the obituary of Pansing in TICEI 43 (1916-1917), 220.

(1) IB 42, 15 Jul 1900, 423.
(2) www.familysearch.org.
(3) IB 42, 15 Feb 1900, 281. 


16 work entries listed in chronological order for PANSING, JOHN


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Building: CO. WICKLOW, MILLTOWN, HOUSES (004)
Date: 1885
Nature: 4 labourers' cottages for Rathdown Union. Completed by contractor, Feb 1885, 'the first completed under the Labourers Act in Ireland'. Contractor: Michael Clarke?
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter, 28 Feb, 23,30 May 1885, 15 Jan 1887.

Building: CO. WICKLOW, CROSS ROADS, HOUSES (017)
Date: 1894
Nature: 17 labourers' cottages to be built (but work taken over by James Price).
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter 38, 25 Aug,10 Nov 1894

Building: CO. WICKLOW, KILPOOLE HOUSE
Date: 1895
Nature: Tenders invited for enlargement of same. For John Hope, Esq.
Refs: Wicklow Newletter, 2 Mar 1895

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BOLARNEY HOUSE
Date: 1895
Nature: Proposed alts. & adds; tenders to be submitted to William Speares, Coollattin estate.
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter 39, 8 Jun 1895

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, HARBOUR
Date: 1900
Nature: Works, including rebuilding of North Quay wall, new quay wall and adjoining quay and road, for Wicklow Harbour Commissioners.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Jul,15 Nov 1900, 425,546

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, MURROUGH
Date: 1900
Nature: Fencing.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Jul 1900, 423

Building: CO. WICKLOW, ASHFORD, SEWERAGE
Date: 1900
Nature: New sewer for Rathdown RDC.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Feb 1900, 281

Building: CO. WICKLOW, ARKLOW, HARBOUR
Date: 1901
Nature: Repairs to south breakwater (and?) quay wall. For Arklow Harbour Commissioners.
Refs: IB 43, 29 Aug 1901, 844

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, SEWERAGE
Date: 1901;1903;1904
Nature: Sewerage including works in Bridge St, Wentworth Place & South Quay. For Wicklow UDC. Contractor for 1901 work: W. Carroll, Summerhill, Wicklow.
Refs: IB43, 5 Dec 1901, 966; 45, 31 Dec 1903, 3078; 46, 22 Oct,17 Dec 1904, 719,870

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, MAIN DRAINAGE
Date: 1901ca
Nature: Designed by JP.
Refs: ICEI membership applications, II, 146

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1906
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting new roof & other works. For Wicklow UDC.
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter, 27 Jan 1906; IB 48, 10 Feb 1906, 110.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, FOXROCK, DRAINAGE
Date: 1906
Nature: With P.F. Comber. Work started 1 Oct 1906. For Rathdown RDC. Contractor: P. Dowd, Drury St.
Refs: IB 48, 14,28 Jul,6,20 Oct 1906, 545,618,822,861

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, HARBOUR
Date: 1907
Nature: Repairs to West Pierhead.
Refs: IB 49, 23 Mar 1907, 225

Building: CO. WICKLOW, TROOPERSTOWN, SCHOOL
Date: 1908
Nature: Tenders invited. Architect 'F.[sic] Pansing, CE, Wicklow'.
Refs: B 95, 8 Aug 1908, 172

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, HARBOUR
Date: 1912
Nature: Quay wall, for Wicklow Harbour Commissioners.
Refs: IB 54, 12 Oct 1912, 588

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, HOUSES
Date: 51
Nature: JP to find sites for labourers' cottages and to submit plans..
Refs: IB 51, 20 Mar 1909, 178