Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Builder, of Belfast, head of the firm of Henry Laverty & Sons, Ltd from 1896 until his death. The firm, which was established in Carrickfergus in the 1860s, transferred its operations to Belfast in 1888 and later became a private limited liability company. John Laverty died at his home in Whitehead, Co. Antrim, in 1909 at the age of fifty-three.   He was a subscriber to George Lister Sutcliffe,ed., The Principles and Practice of Modern House-Construction (London, 1898).(1)

Address:  12 & 14 Cambridge Street, Belfast, <=1898.(2)


Information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from the brief notice of Laverty's death in Building News 97, 16 Jul 1909 and also from great grandson, Henry Laverty, by email communication, August 2017.

(1) MS list of  subscribers from Belfast and other towns in the northern counties  (photocopy in IAA, Acc. 2009/066).
(2) See note 1, above.