Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Edinburgh, Dublin and Bray, Co. Wicklow. Charles Sutter, who was born in Edinburgh on 11 December 1863, was a son of Archibald Sutter (1829-1893), AMInst.CE, of Edinburgh, and his wife Isabella Macdonald Stewart. He was apprenticed to his father for five years and then spent over a year as an assistant to R.H. Paterson of Edinburgh. His subsequent employment included nine months as an assistant engineer to the West of Scotland Sanitary Association and a period as resident engineer for the Dunbar Waterworks.(1)

In 1890 Sutter succeeded WILLIAM KAYE-PARRY  WILLIAM KAYE-PARRY as engineer to the Dublin Sanitary Association, a post which he held until his death. He was appointed surveyor and architect to Bray Urban District Council in succession to ALFRED DICKINSON PRICE  ALFRED DICKINSON PRICE in or soon after the summer of 1900, when Price was appointed an engineering inspector of the Local Government Board. He was also surveyor to Killiney and Ballybrack Urban District Council. He died suddenly and unexpectedly of blood poisoning, caused by scraping his hand against a wall, on 31 January 1910.(2) He had married Emily Valentine Vincent Watson in Dublin on 27 October 1894.

ICEI: elected member, 1 April 1891.(3)

Addresses:(4) Work: 42 Dame Street, <=1896->=1907.
Home: 95 Lower Mount Street, Dublin, 1891; 18 Carlisle Avenue, Donnybrook, <=1896->=1902; 5 Prince Albert Villas, Bray, 1907.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from www.familysearch.org, ICEI membership applications, III, 5, and the obituary of Sutter in IB 52, 5 Feb 1910, 82.

(1) The account of his early career is from his ICEI membership application; according to the obituary in IB he practised with his brother as a quantity surveyor in Edinburgh.
(2) His death was also reported in Building News 98, 11 Feb 1910, 224.
(3) TICEI 21 (1891-92), ?.
(4) From Thom's directories and lists of ICEI members in TICEI.


5 work entries listed in chronological order for SUTTER, CHARLES HOPE NEWTON SOMERVILLE


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, LITTLE BRAY, HOUSES (044)
Date: 1904
Nature: Tenders invited by Bray UDC for erection of 44 workmen's cottages.
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter, 23 Apr 1904; IB 46, 23 Apr 1904, 254,262.

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, HOUSES (010)
Date: 1904
Nature: Tenders invited by Bray UDC for erection of 10 cottages adjacent to Town Hall..
Refs: Wicklow Newsletter, 23 Apr 1904; IB 46, 23 Apr 1904, 254,262.

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, PURCELL'S FIELDS, HOUSES (052)
Date: 1906-07
Nature: Housing scheme, for Bray UDC.
Refs: IB 48, 16 Jun 1906, 486; 49, 19 Oct 1907, 713

Building: CO. WICKLOW, NEWCASTLE, NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR CONSUMPTIVES
Date: 1907
Nature: Sewage disposal and additional lavatory accommodation.
Refs: IB 49, 1 Jun 1907, 401

Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, DRAINAGE
Date: 1908
Nature: Tenders invited for installation of duplicate pumping plant to designs by CHS. For Killiney & Ballybrack UDC.
Refs: IB 50, 18 Apr 1908, 242