Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, NEWCASTLE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE

Name: WILKINSON, GEORGE
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, NEWCASTLE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1842a
Nature: New workhouse. Cost of building: £8162. Cost of fittings &c.: £1637. Accommodation for 1000. First admissions 2 Mar 1842.
Refs: RA 1843, no. 1287 (architect's name given as G. Williams); John O'Connor, The Workhouses of Ireland (1995), 261

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, NEWCASTLE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1853
Nature: RC chapel nearly complete. 51½ x 30 ft, with Gothic ornamentation.
Refs: B 21, ? ? 1863, 636-7

Name: ROBERTS, SAMUEL USSHER
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, NEWCASTLE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1863
Nature: Dispensary and lying-in hospital proposed to be erected under superintendence of SUR. Tender of: John J. Brady, Galway. for £1058 acccepted.
Refs: DB 5, 1 Sep 1863, 147

Name: BINNS, WILLIAM NORMAN
Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, NEWCASTLE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902-1903;1915
Nature: Improvements; sewerage scheme
Refs: IB 44, 8,22 May 1902, 1240,1262; 44, 15 Jan,12 Feb 1903, 1556,1594; 57, 25 Sep 1915, 417