Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and contractor, of Waterford, who built additions to the gaol in 1813.(1) A sheet of plans and elevations for the inn at Lismore, Co. Waterford, in the Lismore Castle archive are signed 'John Roberts, junr, Waterford, 19th June 1793'.(2) Perhaps a grandson of JOHN ROBERTS [1]. JOHN ROBERTS [1]. (3)



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(1) NA/SPO MS. 554/403/5 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).
(2) However three sheets of plans, sections and elevations of the same building in the Lismore Castle collection are signed 'Jno[?] White/5 Apr 1793'..
(2) According to William J. Bayly, 'The Roberts family of Waterford', Journal of the Waterford and South East of Ireland Archaeological Society 2 (1896), 99ff., John Roberts[1] had a son named John among his 24 children, but he was a clergyman.


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Building: CO. WATERFORD, LISMORE, INN
Date: 1793
Nature: Apparently executant architect on behalf of John White.
Refs: Drawing, signed 'John Roberts, junr/Waterford, 19th June 1793', in Lismore Castle archives (photocopy in IAA)