Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Railway engineer, active in the 1860s. William Coddington was born on 19 June 1833, the second son of Henry Barry Coddington, of Oldbridge, Co. Meath, and his wife, Maria, eldest daughter of William Sharman Crawford, of Crawfordsburn, Co. Down. In 1863 he designed a new central station and station hotel for Belfast,(1) but although his plans were approved, they were not executed. He was engineer to the Banbridge, Lisburn & Belfast Railway from 1868 or earlier to 1870 or later.

William Coddington married Rosanna, second daughter of Nathan Daniel Cairns of Parkmount, Co. Antrim on 21 March 1866. They had no children.

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Burke’s Irish Family Records (1976), 253.

(1) DB 5, 15 Jul 1863, 124.


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ?, RAILWAY STATION & HOTEL (PROPOSED)
Date: 1863
Nature: Plans for new central station and station hotel prepared by WC have been approved.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Jul 1863, 124.