BOYD, JAMES 
- Born: - Died: -
Architect, of Hill Street, Newry, listed as such in Pigot & Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824) though not in Bradshaw's General Directory… for 1820. James Boyd of Newry tendered unsuccessfully for the contract for building Armagh lunatic asylum in 1821(1) and may be the 'Mr Boyd of Newry' who designed a steeple for Caledon church.(2)
(1) Minutes of Commissioners for General Control..and for Superintending…the Erection…of Asylums for the Lunatic Poor, Mar 1821 (B.O'D.).
(2) PRONI D2433/10.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BOYD, JAMES 
|Building:||CO. TYRONE, CALEDON, CHURCH OF ST JOHN (CI)|
|Nature:||JB executant architect? (according to Rowan, spire was designed by Nash). For 2nd Earl of Caledon.
|Refs:||Payment to JB for spire, 1809, in Ledger of 1st & 2nd Earls of Caledon, PRONI, D2433/A/4/12/1 (see PRONI E-catalogue, http://applications.proni.gov.uk/LL_DCAL_PRONI_ECATNI/ResultDetails.aspx , last visited Nov 2011).|