Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MERSEY STREET, ST CHRISTOPHER'S CHURCH (CI)

Name: GIBSON, ROBERT HANNA
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MERSEY STREET, ST CHRISTOPHER'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1931
Nature: New mission church under control of  rector of St Patrick's, Ballymacarrett. Plans to be submitted to Representative Body in Oct 1931. With Henry Seaver.
Refs: Irish Times, 27 Oct 1931;  Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 86 (no. 200, illus.)

Name: SEAVER & GIBSON
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MERSEY STREET, ST CHRISTOPHER'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1931-32
Nature: Lombardic church serving part of parish of Ballymacarrett. Attributed to Gibson on stylistic grounds by Larmour. Consecrated 28 May 1932. Contractor: Cairns Bros., Belfast.
Refs: IB 73, 21 Nov,5 Dec 1931, 1015,1063; 74, 4 Jun,10 Sep 1932, 513,816; Larmour 86 (no. 200, illus.); Clergy of Down & Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 80(illus.)