Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. John C. Campbell, a pupil of JOHN SKIPTON MULVANY JOHN SKIPTON MULVANY ,(1) joined the staff of the Board of Works as a drawing clerk in 1853.(2) By 1874 he had risen to the position of draughtsman, which he later shared with CHARLES LANAUZE. I CHARLES LANAUZE. I n 1881 both men were replaced in the post by EDWARD KAVANAGH. EDWARD KAVANAGH. (3)

A notice of Campbell's daughter's marriage at St Joseph's, Berkeley Road, Dublin, on 1 August 1878, appeared in the Irish Times the following day.

RIAI: ordered to be balloted for as student at RIAI council meeting, 8 May 1863 (but name withdrawn?).(3)

Addresses:(4) Raheny, 1863; Hollybrook Park, Raheny, 1865-1873; 2 Cowley Place, 1875-81; 2 St Mary' Villas, Fairview, 1882.(3)


(1) IB 12, 15 May 1870, 114.
(2) Frederick O'Dwyer, 'The architecture of John Skipton Mulvany', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 3 (2000), 43.
(3) Jones transcripts from Thom's directories show Campbell as 'Draughtsman' in the 1881 edition, Lanauze and Campbell as joint draughtsmen in the 1882 edition and Kavanagh as 'Principal Draughtsman' in the 1883 edition, although Kavanagh had been appointed to the postion in July 1881.
(3) RIAI council meeting minutes, 8 May 1863, 5.
(4) Thom's and Post Office Directories.