Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1831-33
Nature: New 'lst class' asylum for 150 patients; closely similar to asylum at Limerick. In progress 1831. Cost £27,124.
Refs: RHA 1831, no. 260; Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects L-N (1973), 101; 46th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1897), 18

Name: WILLIAMS, ARTHUR *
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1831ca
Nature: Gilbert Cockburn and Arthur Williams contractors.
Refs: DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43

Name: COCKBURN, GILBERT [1] *
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1831ca
Nature: Gilbert Cockburn and Arthur Williams contractors.
Refs: DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43

Name: KEMPSTER, JAMES FORTH
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1848
Nature: New buildings in progress.
Refs: 16th Report from the Board of Public Works, Ireland (1848), 15; B 14, 9 Feb 1856, 74

Name: KEMPSTER, JAMES FORTH
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1880
Nature: Additional buildings. Tenders sought.
Refs: IB 22, 15 Sep 1880, 263;  Irish Times, 20 Sep 1880, 8.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1886
Nature: Male block built for 112 patients.
Refs: 46th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1897), 18

Name: KEMPSTER, JAMES FORTH
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1888
Nature: Installation of Warm Air Stoves by E.H. Shorland of Manchester in day rooms.
Refs: IB 30, 1 Aug 1888, 204

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1888-89
Nature: Alts. & adds., including new dining hall and laundry.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0673, A07 (Jul 1889, p.336); 46th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1897), 18; Architect 52, 26 Jul 1889, suppl. p.1

Name: FULLER, JAMES FRANKLIN
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1897
Nature: Works at, with John F. Kempster.
Refs: 46th Report on…Lunatic Asylums (1897), 18

Name: KEMPSTER, JAMES FORTH
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1897
Nature: Works at, with J.F. Fuller.
Refs: 46th Report on…Lunatic Asylums (1897), 18

Name: FULLER, JAMES FRANKLIN
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1900
Nature: Range and cooking apparatus.
Refs: IB 42, 1 Jul,1 Sep 1900, 414,474

Name: KEMPSTER, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1904
Nature: Extension to accumulator house, bakehouse & ovens &c. Contractors: T. Ward, Ballinasloe (bakehouse); M. Connell, Ballinasloe (accumulator house); F.W. Mason & Co. Manchester (ovens & machinery)
Refs: IB 46, 5 Nov,3 Dec 1904, 758,826

Name: SMITH, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1904
Nature: Erection of 2 electric motors to be driven from existing plant.
Refs: IB 46, 12 Mar 1904, 158

Name: KEMPSTER, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1906
Nature: 5 iron & steel roof frames for a span of 30 ft.
Refs: IB 48, 28 Jul 1906, 618

Name: HILL, SAMUEL
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1906a
Nature: SH contractor for 'certain extensive building works' at same.
Refs: Irish Times, 7 Sep 1906,16 May 1907..

Name: MEENAN, GEOFFREY BRENNAN
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1911;1915
Nature: Plans for extension, 1911; two temporary blocks for male & female patients, 1915.
Refs: IB 53, 14 Oct 1911, 693; 57, 6,13 Mar 1915, 106,130.

Name: BARRETT, JAMES RUPERT EDWARD BOYD
Building: CO. GALWAY, BALLINASLOE, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1933-1964
Nature: New buildings; doctor's house; renovations &c.
Refs: IB 75, 29 Jul,26 Aug 1933, 654,734; 76, 13 Jan,21 Apr,5 May,2 Jun 1934, 30,369,453; 79, 7 Aug 1937,717; 81, 29 Apr,10 Jun 1939, 368,502; 91, 30 Apr,17 Sep 1949, 414,872; 100, 1 Nov 1958, 818; 103, 19 Aug 1961, 663; 106, 9 May 1964, 369