Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Town surveyor of Larne, Co. Antrim, from circa 1896 until 1917. William Pinkerton, a native of Derry, was on the staff of the Northern Counties Railway before taking up the Larne appointment. Described as a genial man, he died at his son's house in Larne on 16 May 1917 when he was 'over seventy years of age'.   He was a subscriber to George Lister Sutcliffe, ed., The Principles and Practice of Modern House-Construction (London, 1898).(1)

Institution of Sanitary Engineers: fellow at time of death.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise referenced is from the brief obituary of Pinkerton in IB 59, 26 May 1917, 267.

(1) MS list of  subscribers from Belfast and other towns in the northern counties  (photocopy in IAA, Acc. 2009/066).


6 work entries listed in chronological order for PINKERTON, WILLIAM


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, BANK ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1901
Nature: -
Refs: IB 43, 13 Feb 1901, 624

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, NEW STREET, HOUSES (011)
Date: 1901
Nature: -
Refs: IB 43, 13 Feb 1901, 624

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, PRINCE'S STREET, HOUSES (005)
Date: 1901
Nature: -
Refs: IB 43, 13 Feb 1901, 624

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYCARRY (LARNE), SEWERAGE SCHEME
Date: 1902
Nature: -
Refs: IB 44, 27 Feb 1902, 1062

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYCARRY (LARNE), PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1905
Nature: Reopened 10 Sep 1905 after alts., including renovation of interior, heating, new organ. Decorative work carried out from WP's designs.
Refs: Building News 89, 22 Sep 1905, xvi

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, HOSPITAL
Date: 1911
Nature: New wing to be built at cost of £500 to £600.
Refs: IB 53, 9 Dec 1911, 822