HARGRAVE, ABRAHAM ADDISON 
- Born: - Died: 1838
Architect and building contractor, of Cork. Abraham Addison Hargrave  was the eldest son of ABRAHAM ADDISON HARGRAVE  and brother of JOHN HARGRAVE. I n 1812(1) he married Sarah, the only daughter of WILLIAM DEANE , builder of Cork and a first cousin of THOMAS DEANE. (2) He died at his seat, Ballyno, Co. Cork, in March 1838.(3) He is said to have had sixteen children, of whom CHARLES TOWNSHEND HARGRAVE was one.(4)
(1) www.familysearch.org. His second name, Addison, was that of his great-grandmother (information from Hector Deane).
(2) IB 43, 13 Feb 1901, 634; his brother William was married to a sister of Sir Thomas Deane, Elizabeth.
(3) Article by W.H. (probably William Hargrave, M.D., 4th son of Abraham Hargrave) on Abraham Hargrave and other members of the Hargrave family in APSD, Part 14 (1864), H, 22-3.
(4) Information from Hector Deane, Nov 2009.
4 work entries listed in chronological order for HARGRAVE, ABRAHAM ADDISON 
|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, WESTERN ROAD, COUNTY GAOL|
|Nature:||Sundry works by AH or AH measured in 1809|
MS. copy book of bills, estimates, bills of measurement, valuations &c. kept by William Deane, 1797-1809, in IAA, Acc. 2009/91 (microfilm in NLI).
|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY, CUSTOM HOUSE|
|Nature:||AH (presumably AH) winner of 1808 competition; also contractor. FS laid 28 Oct 1814, when 'Mr Hargrave, jun., in the absence of his brother, the architect, presented a silver trowel to Mr Aldridge'. Built on slob reclaimed at cost of £10,000. Opened for business,1 Oct 1818. Cost: £70,000.|
|Refs:||Drawings in IAA, Murray Collection 260-267 (see Murray collection catalogue, 110-112); Parliamentary Papers 13 (1808) (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44);Francis H. Tuckey, The County and City of Cork Remembrancer (Cork, 1837), 46,261; see also Journal of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society 41 (1936), 45, for inscription on trowel used in foundation ceremony; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; lecture on Cork City by Robert Walker, 1883 (B. of I.)|
|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, CAMDEN QUAY, TONTINE BUILDINGS|
|Nature:||With Abraham Hargrave|
|Refs:||APSD, Part 14 (1864), H, 22|
|Building:||CO. CORK, BALLYEDMOND|
|Nature:||Seat of Robert Courtenay. Restoration work carried out by Abraham Hargrave with Abraham Hargrave[2.]|
|Refs:||J.N. Brewer, The Beauties of Ireland (1825), ?; APSD, Part 14 (1864), H, 23.|