Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Flemish sculptor, working in London from the 1730s until 1771, for whom see Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851 (revised edition, n.d.), 341-344. Scheemakers designed and carried out several monuments for Ireland, for which see WORKS.




5 work entries listed in chronological order for SCHEEMAKERS, PETER *#


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Building: CO. CORK, BANDON, CHURCH OF ST PETER (CI, BALLYMODAN PARISH)
Date: 1731p
Nature: Monument to Judge Francis Bernard (d. 1731), possibly re-set in 19th century.
Refs: Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 76

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH AVENUE (DRUMCONDRA), CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (CI, DRUMCONDRA PARISH)
Date: 1743
Nature: Memorial to Dr Marmaduke Coghill, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (d. 1738). Arrived from London Apr 1743.
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 19-23 Apr 1743; Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 77, Figs. 24,25

Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, ABBEY CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1760p
Nature: Monument to James Hamilton and his wife (d. 1760)
Refs: Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 76, Fig. 38);  Marcus Patton, Bangor: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1999), 3.


Building: CO. MEATH, DULEEK, CHURCH OF ST CIARAN (CI)
Date: 1765p
Nature: Monument to Judge Stephen Trotter (d.c.1765) attr. to PS suggested by Potterton. . (Now in Incorporated Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin.)
Refs: Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 254

Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, COACH ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST CANICE (CI)
Date: 1779
Nature: Monument to Anne Cox, wife of Michael Cox, Bishop of Ossory.
Refs: The Complete Irish Traveller (1788), 109; Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 77, Fig. 39