Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. Austin George Pugin Meldon, was a son of Dr George Pugin Meldon, FRCSI, of 6 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, by his wife Mary, née Power, and a great-grandson of AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE PUGIN. AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE PUGIN. (1) He studied architecture at University College, Dublin, graduating with the B.Arch degree in 1933.(2) He then joined the architectural staff of the Office of Public Works. He probably retired in 1972, when he ceased to be a member of the RIAI.

AAI: elected member, 1933.
RIAI: elected member, 1934; member of council, 1948-1952; elected fellow, 1952?; no longer on list of members after 1971.

Addresses: Home: 6 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin; 66 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, 1940; Dunluce, Anglesea Road, Dublin, <=1948->=1954.


(1) See Pugin family tree in Alexandra Wedgwood, Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: the Pugin family (RIBA, 1977).
(2) University College Dublin Register of Graduates (1946), 140.

Author Title Date Details
Meldon, Austin George Pugin 'Theatre design' 1939 Irish Press: RIAI Centenary Souvenir-Number, 22 Jun 1939, 12-13