Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801
Nature: RM awarded 2nd prize in competition.
Refs: Plan & elevation in IAA, Murray Collection, 452,453; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 177-178,179(illus.)

Name: BARKER, -
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801
Nature: Entered 2 designs in competition
Refs: RIA, Haliday Pamphlets 878/6 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: BAKER, HENRY AARON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801
Nature: Entered two designs in competiton; placed 3rd
Refs: Front & side elevations in IIA, Murray Collection no. 450,451; RIA, Haliday pamphlets 878/6 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); plan and side elevation exhibited at Society of Artists of Ireland 1801, no. 125,130

Name: SMITH, S.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Signed, undated front elevation in IAA, Murray Collection, Acc. 92/46, no. 454.

Name: WOODGATE, ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801
Nature: Competition entrant (2 designs)
Refs: RIA pamphlet 878/6 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1801-1814
Nature: FJ winner of competition, after having already submitted a design which vestry approved. FS laid May 1802. Church opened 1814. FJ and his wife presented bells, 1828 (see Irish Times, 31 Oct 1889)..  Church closed, 1990.
Refs: Designs, dated 1800-1814, in IAA, Murray Collection, nos. 7-52 (see Murray Collection catalogue, pp. 162-171); Whitelaw, Warburton & Walsh, History of Dublin (1818), I, 515; Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9;19-21 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10);  'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; Dublin Penny Journal 1, 10 Nov 1832, 153; The Architecture of Ireland in Drawings and Paintings, (NGI, 1975), no. 38(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 120-122.

Name: DARLEY, FREDERICK [1]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1802;1808-1809
Nature: Bryan Bolger measures excavations and sundry works by FD by order of F. Johnston, 1802; also stonework for steeple, 1808. FD paid over £5,500 for stonecutter's work, 1808-1809
Refs: Bryan Bolger MSS, NA/PRO 1A/58/124,126; Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 7,19 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: SMYTH, EDWARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1807;1809-1812
Nature: Keystones on W front (Faith, Hope and Charity) and probably keystone over door on E front; also work on clock storey.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,19 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10); Viola B.M Barrow, 'Edward Smyth', a talk read to the Old Dublin Society in 1979 and published Dublin Historical Record 52, no. 1 (Spring 1999), 73;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 121.

Name: COCKBURN, JOHN [1]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1808-1812A
Nature: J. Cockburn & Son paid for stonecutter's work, including building of steeple.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,16,17,19-20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: MALLET, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1808-1814
Nature: JM paid for plumber's work on same.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 7,20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: COCKBURN, PETER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1808-1814p
Nature: J. Cockburn & Son paid for stonecutter's work, including steeple.. PC continues to work inside and ouside church after his father's death.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 8-9,19-20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: MALLET, RICHARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1808-1815
Nature: RM employed on smith's work.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 7,19-20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: DOOLEY, PHILIP [2]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1809-1811
Nature: PD paid over £700, 1809-11 for vaulting under the church and other work
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 10,19 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: RING, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1809a
Nature: Thomas Ring paid £15.2s.11d 'for ceiling the portico'.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,19 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: STEWART, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1810-12
Nature: RS employed as carver, 1810-12..
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,19-20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10)

Name: STAPLETON, GEORGE *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1811a-1814
Nature: GS executes stuccowork and other plastering work..
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 10,16,19 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10); Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of Drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 58,235;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 122.

Name: STEWART, RICHARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1812-13
Nature: RS employed as wood carver.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,19-20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 122
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Name: SMYTH, JOHN [4]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1812-13;1833p;1835p
Nature: Paid for work on same, 1812-13 (payment may have been for work done by his father who d. in 1812). Medallion relief portrait of Sir Charles Giesecke (d.1833). Memorial to Dr Ephraim MacDowell (d. 1835) with relief.
Refs: Papers relating to St George's Church, Dublin…Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 April 1825, 9,20 (copy in IAA, RP.D.130.10); Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 81, fig.65.

Name: MALLET, ROBERT [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1836
Nature: Restoration and raising of collapsing roof and ceiling by interweaving system of metallic framing into roof timbers. System devised and executed John and Robert Mallet. (RM awarded Walker premium by Inst.CE in 1842 for this work.)
Refs: Min.Proc.Inst.CE 1 (1841), 92-96;(same account published in Civil Engineer 4 (1841), 285

Name: MALLET, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1836
Nature: Re-engineering of roof and ceiling by suspending latter from cast-iron arches.  By J & R Mallet.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 122.

Name: KIRK, JOSEPH ROBINSON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1852p
Nature: Memorial to Elizabeth Cosby (d.1852).
Refs: H. Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 55.

Name: FULLER, JAMES FRANKLIN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1880
Nature: Remodelling of chancel. Builder: James P. Pile, Abbey St. Ornamental glass: Curtis, Abbey Street. Lectern: Hodges & Sons, Westmoreland Street. Entire cost about £700. Consecrated 25 Nov 1880.
Refs: IB 22, 1 Jun,1,15 Dec 1880, 158,341,350;  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 22, no. 26, 26 Jun 1880, 499.  Irish Times, 26 Nov 1880, 6.

Name: SIBTHORPE, HENRY & SON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1910
Nature: Repainting and decoration. Church reopened after having been closed for 3 months, Sep 1910.
Refs: Drawings for proposed painting scheme in IAA, Sibthorpe Collection Acc. 78/22.A6,A7, also coloured postcard of chancel as executed in IAA (030/064 P1);  Irish Times, 24 Sep 1910.

Name: MCGOLDRICK, HUBERT *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1933
Nature: Decorative panels with Alpha and Omega.
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988), 46.

Name: MCGOLDRICK, HUBERT *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1933
Nature: Decorative panels with Alpha and Omega.
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988), 46.

Name: LEVER, JAMES *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HARDWICKE PLACE, ST GEORGE'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: JL employed in building same.
Refs: IB 70, 31 Mar 1928, ?