Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Chesterfield, later in partnership with his son Arthur H. Rollinson as S. Rollinson & Son. In Ireland he designed St Peter's Church of Ireland Church at Dunboyne, Co. Meath, in 1868.(1) Funds for the erection of the church were contributed by the the local landlord, the Rev. James Hamilton of Ballymacoll. Hamilton who was vicar of Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, was presumably responsible for the choice of architect.

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(1) Signed, dated, drawing(s) in RCB 23; B 26, 15 Feb 1868, 117.

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Date: 1866-68
Nature: New church in Early English style. 5-bay nave with semicircular chancel, S porch & N vestry. Erected at sole cost of Rev. James Hamilton of Ballymacoll, vicar of Melbourn, Cambridgeshire. FS laid by Mrs Hamilton of Ballymacoll, 24 Jul 1866.  Consecrated 7 Jan 1868 by Bishop of Meath.
Refs: Signed, dated, drawing(s) in RCB Library, portfolio 23; tenders invited for rebuilding church, General Advertiser, 24 Feb 1866;  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 8, no. 86, 17 Aug 1866, 174;  IB 10, 15 Jan 1868, 24; B 26, 15 Feb 1868, 117; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 257; illus. in Gloine http://www.gloine.ie/gloine/location/building/3174/ (last visited Feb 2009);  exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 315.