BOLTON, WILLIAM *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter, builder and timber merchant, of Dublin. The name of William Bolton of Kevin Street appears on a list of Dublin master builders compiled in March 1834.(1) He may be the person of the same name who was a subscriber to William Stitt's The Practical Architect's Ready Assistant; or Builder's Complete Companion (Dublin, 1819). A William Bolton was contractor for rebuilding the tower, re-roofing and enlarging Clone Church of Ireland church, Co. Wexrod, in 1817-18 and also built new gate piers the following year.(2)
Addresses:(2) 6 Redmond's Hill, 1827-29; Kevin Street, 1830; 5 Kevin Street Lower, 1831; 5 Cuffe Street, 1832.
(1) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31; this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.
(2) From Wilson's Dublin Directory.
(2) RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane).
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BOLTON, WILLIAM *
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, CLONE, CHURCH (CI, OLD)|
|Nature:||William Bolton paid £800 for rebuilding tower, roofing and enlarging church, 1817-18. Paid £9.10s. for building new gate piers,1819.
RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane).