Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition won by Rawson Carroll)
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Murray Collection, 92/46, nos. 653-659 (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 202-203)

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: JMcC unsuccessful competition entrant.
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1859, nos. 318,347; DB 1, 1 Jan,1 Apr,1 Jun 1859, 8,43,70

Name: FARRELL, WILLIAM ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: WRF & Isaac Farrell unsuccessful competition entrants.
Refs: DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43

Name: BARRE, WILLIAM JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: WJB unsuccessful competition entrant.
Refs: Durham Dunlop (ed.), A Memoir of the professional life of William J. Barre, Esq. member of the Royal Insitute of Architects Ireland: with photographic illustrations selected from his works (Belfast: James Magill, 1868), 64

Name: COURTNEY, F.W.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: FWC unsuccessful competition entrant.
Refs: DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43

Name: CARSON, EDWARD HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: EHC unsuccessful competition entrant.
Refs: DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43

Name: CARMICHAEL & JONES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: Unsuccessful competition entrants
Refs: DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43

Name: BURNE, JOHN C.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: 'J. Burne' an unsuccessful competition entrant
Refs: DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43

Name: BARRE, WILLIAM JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859
Nature: Competition entry
Refs: RHA 1859, No.343; DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 70

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)
Date: 1859-62;1871;18
Nature: JRC wins competition. FS laid 11 Jun 1860.  Church foundations laid by Jan 1862. Asylum foundations laid by Jun 1862. Contractor: S.H. Bolton. Organ installed by Telford & Telford in spring of 1863. New pulpit,1871. Consecrated as Christ Church, 4 May 1874. Schools & workshop added 1876. Spire erected 1880. Contractor: S.H. Bolton.
Refs: Elevations by JRC in IAA, 77/14.1; model in Molyneux Home; 2 drawings exhibited at Exhibition of Fine & Ornamental Arts, Dublin, 1861 (no. 266); DB 1, 1 Jan,1 Mar,1 Apr 1859, 8,34,43; 2, 1 Apr,1 Jul 1860, 236 (illus.),301; 3, 15 May 1861, 508; 5, 15 May 1863, 90; 13, 15 Apr 1871, 103; 79, 1 May 1937, 388 (illus.); B 18, 12 May 1860, 300; 20, 5 Jul 1862, 474;  Irish Times, 12 Jun 1860;  RHA 1861, no. 583,606;  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 16, no. 180, 23 May 1874, 88;  Irish Times, 3 Jan 1881, 3.