BOAG, ROBERT STEVEN
- Born: 1886/87 Died: -
Architect, of Belfast, active from 1908 or earlier until 1954. According to the 1911 census, Robert Steven Boag, only child of Robert Boag, woollen merchant, of Belfast, and his wife, Eliza, was born in Belfast in 1886 or 1887. By 1911 he had been taken into partnership by WILLIAM JOHN WATERMAN ROOME ,(1) practising as ROOME & amp; BOAG. After Roome abandoned architecture for the mission field in 1914, there is no mention in the Irish Builderof Boag's career or works. He retired from practice in 1954. After his retirement - and perhaps before it - he lived in England. He was still alive in 1965.
RIBA: passed preliminary examination to qualify for registration as probationer, November 1907;(2) elected licentiate, 1930; elected fellow, 1932; proposed THOMAS TODD HOUSTON for election as associate, 1941.(3)
Addresses: Home: 10 Lennoxvale, Cromac, Belfast, 1911; Lawn Cottage, Hillside Road, Sidmouth, Devon, 1957; Abinger Cottage, Shipton Green, Itchenor, Chichester, Sussex, 1965.
See WORKS; see also works of ROOME & amp; BOAG.
All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958, 600, andRIBA Kalendar 1965-66, 295.
(1) Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 129.
(2) RIBAJ 15 (1907-8), 108.
(3) RIBAJ 48 (1940-41), 201.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BOAG, ROBERT STEVEN
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HIGH STREET, ALBION CHAMBERS|
|Nature:||'just completed' in Dec 1908.|
|Refs:||IB 50, 12 Dec 1908, 773; 51, 9 Jan 1909, 18.|