ROBINSON, RICHARD 
- Born: - Died: -
Architect, of Athy, Co. Kildare,(1) active from 1818 or earlier until 1825 or later. Richard Robinson was employed by the Board of First Fruits in preparing plans and an estimate for a church at Dunleckney, Co. Carlow, in 1818,(2) and plans for a glebe house for Thomastown Union, Co. Kildare, in 1825.(3)
A person of this name was admitted to the Dublin Society's Schools of Drawing in Architecture and Landscape and Ornament Drawing in 1800.(4)
(1) Pigot & Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824), 130.
(2) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44.
(3) RCB MS. (B of I).
(4) Gitta Willemson, The Dublin Society Drawing Schools 1746-1876 (2000), 84.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for ROBINSON, RICHARD 
|Building:||CO. CARLOW, DUNLECKNEY, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)|
|Nature:||Designs for same, signed by RR and approved by John Bowden. Plain Georgian Gothic box with communion table in middle of long wall. (Not executed?)
|Building:||CO. KILDARE, CARBURY, CHURCH (CI)|
|Nature:||'Mr Robinson' paid £10 for plans for erecting steeple and improving church. Contract with builder for same (£300), 1822. (No steeple mentioned in Lewis.)
RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane).
|Building:||CO. KILDARE, THOMASTOWN, GLEBE HOUSE|
|Nature:||New glebe house for united rectories of Thomastown, Dunmany & Pollardstown. 2-storeys over basement. Enclosed yard behind with stable & out offices. Incumbent: Rev. Henry Hamilton.|
|Refs:||RCB Library, MS ? (B of I); Lewis, II. 621|