Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer and quantity surveyor, of Dublin and Belfast. Samuel Bolton, who was born on 12 February 1861, was the eldest son  son of the Dublin building contractor SAMUEL HENRY BOLTON  SAMUEL HENRY BOLTON by his first wife, Anne Parker.(1). After receiving his early education at Stanley House, Bridge of Allan, Scotland, and serving a pupilage with Alexander Fairlie Bruce, MICE, Bolton spent some years in Buenos Aires, assisting in the dock construction scheme. He returned to Ireland in 1902 or 1903 and practised as a quantity surveyor in Dublin. During World War I he was a captain in the Army Service Corps. He appears to have left Dublin by 1922. By 1933 he was living in Belfast, where he died on 14 February 1939.

ICEI: elected associate, 27 Apr 1898;(2) not in list of members for 1912.
Chartered Surveyors' Institution: elected fellow, 1908.

Addresses:(3) c/o Mssrs. C.H. Walker & Co., Casilla de Correo, 796, Buenos Aires, 1902; 2 Hume Street, Dublin, 1903->=1906; 34 Westland Row, <=1910->=1915.
Home:(4) 6 Churchill Terrace, Ballsbridge, <=1915->=1918; 397 Antrim Rd, Belfast, 1933.



All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of Bolton in IB 81, 4 Mar 1939, 173, and from Mitchell Adams (by e-mail, Jan 2011).

(1) He was born a year before his parents' marriage on 22 Feb 1862.
27, ? .
(3) From TICEI lists of members and Thom's Directory 1915.
(4) Thom's Directory 1915,1918; Thom's Directory Ireland 1933, list of fellows of Chartered Surveyors' Institution, 744.