MCELWEE, ROBERT HAMILTON
- Born: - Died: -
Architect, of Derry. Robert Hamilton McElwee was a son by the second marriage of WILLIAM MCELWEE to Isabella Shaw. He was born some time between 1862, the date of his parents' marriage, and 1866, his father having died on 24 December 1865. R.H. McElwee & Co. are listed as architects in The Derry Almanac for 1899 with an address in Carlisle Road. His only work to be mentioned in the Irish Builder is a complex of two large shops, showrooms and stores on John Street, noted in March 1900.(1) In 1908 a Mr McElwee - either Robert McElwee or perhaps more probably his cousin WILLIAM MCELWEE was appointed architect for the Derry police court.(1)
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for was supplied by James McElwee, 29 Tenbury Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6AD, great-grandson of Alexander McElwee.
(1) IB 42, 1 Mar 1900, 292.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for MCELWEE, ROBERT HAMILTON
|Building:||CO. DERRY, DERRY, JOHN STREET, SHOPS (2), SHOWROOMS & STORES|
|Nature:||Builder: J.A. Fulton, Fountain St.|
|Refs:||IB 42, 1 Mar 1900, 292|