Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Civil engineer, active in the 1850s and 1860s. James Boylan was assistant engineer in the Board of Works Engineering Department in 1868-1869(1) and was also the architect of Tuam Town Hall (1857).(2) He is probably the 'James S. Boylan, C.E.', son of Patrick Boylan, of Grafton Street, Dublin, who married Margaret Elizabeth, eldest daughter of a Tuam solicitor, Jeremiah Tully, in Tuam on 15 August 1850.(3)

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(1) Jones, citing ?Thoms Directories.
(2) B 15, 10 Oct 1857, 584; 53, 9 Dec 1911, 810.
(3) Anglo-Celt, 15 Aug 1850,


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Building: CO. GALWAY, TUAM, TOWN HALL
Date: 1857
Nature: New town hall on land leased from John Stratford Handcock. FS laid 24 Sep 1857 by Mrs Handcock.. Builder: Andrew Egan, Tuam.
Refs: B 15, 10 Oct 1857, 584; 53, 9 Dec 1911, 810(illus.);  Tuam Herald, 4 Aug 1894, 19 Dec 1896.