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Architect, of Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, who designed the altar for the Catholic church at Bruckless, Co. Donegal, in 1842.(1) He is probably the same person as the contractor of the same name who built the additions to Rockhill House, Letterkenny, to designs by JOHN HARGRAVE circa 1825(2) and who received £66 in 1840 for erecting a gallery in Letterkenny court house.(3) The Londonderry Sentinel for 16 October 1847 records his death in Letterkenny on 25 September 1847 in his fifty-fifth year.(4)
(1) Catholic Directory (1843), 392.
(2) Undated plans and elevation signed by Hargrave and McLaughlin in OPW drawings collection.
(3) MS Donegal Grand Jury treasurer's book (B of I).
(4) Donegal Genealogy Resources, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donegal/conwalbmdnotices.htm#Deaths (last visited Aug 2009).
2 work entries listed in chronological order for MCLAUGHLIN, JAMES
|Building:||CO. DONEGAL, LETTERKENNY, COURT HOUSE|
|Nature:||JM receives £66 for erecting gallery.|
|Refs:||Co.Donegal Grand Jury treasurer's book (B. of I.).|
|Building:||CO. DONEGAL, BRUCKLESS, CHURCH (RC, OLD)|
|Nature:||Collection made for purpose of erecting a suitable altar for new church, according to plan presented by JMcL, 16 Jan 1842 (date of plan, or collection?)..|
|Refs:||Catholic Directory (1843), 392|