Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI)
Date: 1813-1816
Nature: New church. FS laid 23 Jul 1813. Completed and consecrated as Chapel of St George, 20 Oct 1816. Church built on land granted by Rev. G. Hamilton, who also endowed it. Cost: £3018.2s.2d, of which £1,400 given by Board of First Fruits, £478.15s.2d. raised by subscriptions and £1139.7s. given by Hamilton and his family.
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 100; Robert Walsh, Fingal and its churches (Dublin, 1888), 251-2

Name: DARLEY, FREDERICK [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI)
Date: 1838?
Nature: Church restored and enlarged by addition of transepts, 1835-36, following fire of 22 Dec 1833. Reopened for worship, 4 Mar 1838..
Refs: Drawing(s) in RCB Library; Robert Walsh, Fingal and its churches (Dublin, 1888), 251-2

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI)
Date: 1861-62
Nature: Erection of 'handsome and spacious gallery...said to have been attended with much difficulty requiring constructive skill to surmount'. Work completed, late 1862.  Archts: W & G. Contractor: J. & E. Barker
Refs: Drawing(s), 1861, in RCB Library, portfolio 13; DB 3, 1 Jul 1861, 564; 5, 1 Feb 1863, 33; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 4, No. 41 (15 Nov 1862), 617.

Name: BARKER, JAMES [2]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BALBRIGGAN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI)
Date: 1861-63
Nature: Builds gallery to designs by Welland & Gillespie.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Feb 1863, 33