Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and surveyor, of Derry. Robert H. Nolan, a son - or possibly grandson - of ROBERT HOWARD NOLAN  ROBERT HOWARD NOLAN and brother of FOSTER NOLAN FOSTER NOLAN , was born in Co. Donegal in 1848 or 1849.  He is listed in the Derry Almanac as practising from Carlisle Road, Derry, from 1885 until 1899 or later. The same source styles him BE from 1891 and MRUI from 1899. He is listed at 9 Carlisle Road, Derry, in A.C. Freeman, ed., The Architect's & Surveyor's Directory & Referendum (1910), 186, but information from this source is in many instances out of date. According to the obituary of Foster Nolan in the Irish Builder, the two brothers worked together in the architectural and surveying practice which their father had established in Derry.(1)  At the time of the 1911 census, he had been married for thirty-one years and had two surviving children.

Address:  9 Carlisle Road, Derry, 1885->=1899;   48 Northland Road, Derry, 1911.



Information not otherwise attributed is from thr 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Oct 2009).

(1) IB 69, 11 Jun 1927, 418.

1 work entries listed in chronological order for NOLAN, ROBERT H.

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Date: 1903
Nature: Tender sought for erecting gate lodge, coach house &c. for Major Evans.
Refs: B 85, 21 Nov 1903, 534