Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Builder, of Dublin, active from 1836 or earlier until 1863 or later. In addition to the trade of builder, the directories describe him as a postmaster (1839) and, from 1847 onwards, as a poor law guardian. John Askins was contractor for new rent offices for the Pembroke Estates in Wilton Place, Dublin, erected to designs by WILLIAM HAGUE [2]  WILLIAM HAGUE [2] in 1866.(1) See also GEORGE HILL ASKINS  GEORGE HILL ASKINS and WILLIAM ASKINS. WILLIAM ASKINS.

Addresses: Sandymount, 1836; Cottage, Park Avenue, Sandymount, 1841; Sandymount, 1844; Park Avenue, Sandymount, <=1847->=1858; 3 Park Avenue, Sandymount, 1863.


All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Wilson's, Post Office, Pettigrew & Oulton's and Thom's directories.

(1) DB 8, 1 Apr 1866, 93.