Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: MULVANY, JOHN SKIPTON
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1847-53
Nature: New Tudor Gothic asylum.  Work started 1850; Tudor Gothic. Contractor: John Smith (original contract, £24,203)
Refs: 16th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1848), 15; B 8, 10 Aug,14 Sep 1850, 375,436; 9, 22 Feb 1851, 124; 10, 3 Jan 1852, 13; 11, 19 Nov 1853, 701; 14, 9 Feb 1856, 74; RHA 1853, no. 379; 1856, no. 382; DB 5, 15 Jun 1863, 101; APSD, L, 153;  Frederick O'Dwyer, 'John Skipton Mulvany, architect, 1813-1870', Martello (Summer 1988), 39(illus.); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 420,Pl.129; Frederick O'Dwyer, 'The architecture of John Skipton Mulvany', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 3 (2000), 65,Pls.65,66

Name: MOYERS, GEORGE (SIR)
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1868
Nature: GM contractor for additions, 1868. Estimated cost £4,698.14s.7d.
Refs: IB 10, 1 Nov 1868, 271.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1875-77
Nature: Addition of 2 commodious dining rooms at cost of £2,000.
Refs: IB 19, 1 Feb 1877, 43, citing 25th Report on district, criminal and private lunatic asylums.                                                                                              

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1884
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting large chapel.
Refs: IB 26, 1 Jul 1884, 201;  37th Report on district, criminal and private lunatic asylums (1888), 25.

Name: JOYCE, ARTHUR EDWARD
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1889-90
Nature: Additions, including Turkish bath, with W. Kaye Parry. £21,500. Builder: J. Good. Electric light, 1890. Water supply, drainage and sanitary plumbing.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0681, B14/47, B15/17 (missing), A07 (Apr 1889-Jun 1890, pp.338,387-388); IB 30, 15 Nov 1888, 282; 32, 1 Dec 1890, 283;  candidate's circular, 6 Nov 1893, submitted to Inst. CE (information from Miss Carol Arrowsmith, Inst.CE archives); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 420,Pl.129.

Name: KAYE-PARRY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1889-90
Nature: Additions, including Turkish bath, with Arthur Edward Joyce. £21,500. Builder: J. Good. Electric light, 1890. Water supply, drainage and sanitary plumbing.   Tenders invited for erecting boiler house and chimney, May 1889.
Refs: Irish Times, 28 May 1889; Architect  41, 31 May 1889, suppl. p.2; 42, 11 Oct 1889, suppl. p.2; 

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1890
Nature: Dining hall addition.  With W. Kaye Parry.
Refs: Drawing(s), dated 1890, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son.


Name: JOYCE, ARTHUR EDWARD
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1897;1900
Nature: Boiler house, 1897 (Builder: J. Good); kitchen, scullery and pantry fittings, 1900.
Refs: IAA, PKS B17/36 and A08 (May 1897); IB 42, 15 Oct 1900, 510

Name: SCOTT, ANTHONY
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1901
Nature: Water supply.
Refs: IB 43, 1 Aug 1901, 815

Name: BARRETT, JAMES RUPERT EDWARD BOYD
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MULLINGAR, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1932-1939;1946-
Nature: -
Refs: IB 74, 23 Apr 1932, 391; 75, 28 Jan,22 Apr 1933, 70,344; 76, 5 May,29 Dec 1934, 401,1144; 77, 6 Apr 1935, 269; 78, 8 Aug 1936, 713; 79, 7 Aug 1937, 717; 80, 8 Jan,5 Feb 1938, 31,114; 81, 29 Apr 1939,2 Sep, 370,742; 88, 13 Jul 1946, 426; 92, 23 Dec 1950, 1392,1394; 97, 22 Oct 1955, 1105