Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Limerick, active in from 1906 or earlier until 1921 or later. Thomas Roseingrave, who, according to the 1911 census, was born in Co. Galway in 1848 or 1849,  had a  BE degree.   He was  presumably the 'Mr Rosingrave' who was engineer to Gort (Co. Galway) Rural District Council from at least 1906(1) until 1921 or later.(2) He was appointed engineer to Portumna (Co. Galway) Rural District Council in 1907,(3) and by the spring of 1909 he was based in Limerick.(4)  By the time of the 1911 census, he was a widower and had three daughters and a son living with him.  

Association of Municipal & County Engineers: admitted member 1 October 1921;(5)  elected district chairman,1923.

Address: 1 Thomond Terrace, Limerick;(6) 33 Catherine Street, Limerick, <=1909(7)->=1911.(8)

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References



(1) IB 48, 10 Mar 1906, 209.
(2) IB 63, 22 Oct 1921, 701.
(3) IB 49, 6 Apr 1907, 266.
(4) IB 51, 3 Apr 1909, 217.   In fact, to judge from the birthplaces of his children as set out in the 1911 census, he probably moved to Limerick between 1883 and 1889.
(5) See note 2, above.
(6) A.C. Freeman, ed., The Architect's & Surveyor's Directory & Referendum (1910), 186.
(7) IB 51, 4 Sep 1909, 565.
(8) IA & C 1, 4 Feb 1911. 18.


5 work entries listed in chronological order for ROSEINGRAVE, THOMAS WILLIAM


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Building: CO. CLARE, SCARIFF, WATER SUPPLY
Date: 1906
Nature: -
Refs: IB 48, 10 Mar 1906, 209 (incorrect ref.)

Building: CO. CLARE, SCARIFF, FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1909
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of same.
Refs: IB 51, 4 Sep 1909, 565

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, BORRISOLEIGH, SEWERAGE
Date: 1909
Nature: Sewerage scheme for Thurles RDC.
Refs: IB 51, 3 Apr 1909, 217

Building: CO. CLARE, BODYKE, CURATE'S HOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: New. Builder: William Davoren, Ogonelloe, Killaloe.
Refs: IA & C 1, 4 Feb 1911, 18 (?and 6 May 1911, 201)

Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, SHELBOURNE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1911
Nature: Addition. Estimated cost about £2,500.
Refs: IB 53, 28 Oct 1911, 725