Stirling, David

STIRLING, David (1822-1887)
(biography in preparation)

D. STIRLING

(works in Halifax unless noted)

ST. JOHN'S, NFLD., Bank of British North America, 1849-50 (Times & Commercial Gazette [St. John's], 30 Jan. 1850, 2, descrip.)
HALIFAX MARKET HOUSE, a proposal accepted by City Council but never realized, 1850 (Nova Scotian [Halifax], 16 Dec. 1850, 386, descrip.; unsigned drawings at PANS, Halifax)
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA, Hollis Street, addition and alterations, 1850-51 (Nova Scotian [Halifax], 11 Nov. 1850, 354; 21 July 1851, 226, descrip.)
SILVER BROTHERS, George Street at Hollis Street, commercial building, 1851 (Nova Scotian [Halifax], 13 Oct. 1851, 323, descrip.)
PICTOU, N.S., County Court House, Church Street, 1856-57 (dwgs. at PANS; M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 60-1, 204, illus.)
FRANKLYN STREET, 'Fernwood', residence for James Thomson, c. 1862 (notebook, 79; Founded Upon a Rock, 1967, 94-5, illus.)
BARRINGTON STREET, residence for George Handly, 1862 (notebook, 17)
WINDSOR, N.S., new Library and Museum at King's College, 1862-63; Chapel, 1877, by Stirling & Dewar (Halifax Reporter, 21 Feb. 1863, 2, descrip.; Dominion Churchman [Toronto], iii, 1 Nov. 1877, 523; E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 90-2, illus.; dwgs. for the Chapel at PANS)
POPLAR GROVE, residence for C.D. Hunter, 1863 (Halifax Reporter, 31 Jan. 1863, 2)
WAREHOUSES, for Daniel Falconer, 'near the Jerusalem warehouse', 1863 (Halifax Reporter, 31 Jan. 1863, 2)
(with William Hay) HALIFAX CLUB, Hollis Street, 1863 (Evening Express [Halifax], 30 Oct. 1863, 2, descrip.; Illustrated London News, xliii, 14 Nov. 1863, 496-7, illus. & descrip.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 78-9, illus.)
(with William Hay) KEITH HALL, Hollis Street, residence for Hon. Alexander Keith, 1863 (Evening Express [Halifax], 9 Nov. 1863, 2)
POST OFFICE & CUSTOM HOUSE, Bedford Row, 1863-67 (Evening Express [Halifax], 28 Dec. 1863, 2; 29 April 1868, 2; Illustrated London News, lv, 25 Sept. 1869, 305-06, illus. & descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News, i, 30 Oct. 1869, 12-13, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., vi, Oct. 1893, illus.)
GOVERNMENT HOUSE, stables and coachmen's residence, 1864 (dwgs. at PANS; , N.S., Minutes of Executive Council of Nova Scotia, 13 Sept. 1864)
BRUNSWICK STREET, pair of houses for Messrs. West & Vaux, 1864 (Halifax Reporter, 11 Feb. 1864, 2)
ST. MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC BOYS SCHOOL, Barrington Street, 1865; demol. (Evening Express [Halifax], 26 April 1865, 2, descrip.; C.A.B., viii, Oct. 1895, illus.)
(attributed) PICTOU, N.S., shop for Mr. Yorston, 1865 (unsigned dwgs. at PANS)
TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH, Starr Street, 1866 (Halifax Citizen, 4 Dec. 1866, 2, descrip.)
ST. MARK'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Russell Street, 1866 (Halifax Citizen, 4 Dec. 1866, 2, descrip.)
POORS ASYLUM, South Street, 1867-68; burned 1882 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 22 Jan. 1867, 2, descrip.; dwgs. at PANS)
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., Victoria Building, Queen Street, for Messrs. Watson & Mackenzie, 1867 (Examiner [Charlottetown], 29 Oct. 1866, 2, descrip.)
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., Bank of Prince Edward Island, Great George Street at King Street, 1867 (I. Rogers, Charlottetown, 1983, 112)
PROVINCIAL INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION, Livestock Pavilions, 1868 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 8 Aug. 1868, 2)
ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND, Morris Street, 1868 (PANS, specifications; N.S., Journals of the House of Assembly, 1893, App. 5, Twenty-Second Annual Report of the School for the Blind)
ST. DAVID'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Grafton Street, 1868-69 (British Colonist [Halifax], 9 Nov. 1869, 2, descrip.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 108-9, illus.)
RICHMOND, HALIFAX COUNTY, new School House, 1868 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 17 Feb. 1868, 3, t.c.)
MORRIS STREET SCHOOL, 1868 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 24 March 1868, 3, t.c.)
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., Court House & Post Office, Queen Square, 1869-72; burned 1884 (Patriot [Charlottetown], 3 Oct. 1872, 2, descrip.)
(attributed) CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., residence for George F.C. Lowden, Haviland Street, 1869 (I. Rogers, Charlottetown, 1983, 127-8; H.M. Smith, Historic Houses of Prince Edward Island, 1990, 47, 117, illus.)
BEDFORD, N.S., Bellevue House Hotel, additions and alterations, 1870 (Halifax Express, 27 May 1870, 1, advert.)

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DARTMOUTH, N.S., residence for John Esdaile, on the Albert Park Grounds, 1870 (Halifax Reporter, 6 Oct. 1870, 4, descrip.)
KENT STREET, additions and alterations to residence for W.H. Hart, 1870 (Halifax Reporter, 6 Oct. 1870, 4)
FORT MASSEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Queen Street at Tobin Street, 1870-71 (Halifax Reporter, 19 March 1870, 2, descrip.; Citizen [Halifax], 16 Sept. 1871, 2, descrip.; Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 6 Dec. 1871, 2; Canadian Illustrated News, vii, 24 May 1873, 322, 325, illus. & descrip.; D.M. Sinclair, Fort Massey Church 1871-1971, 8-9, descrip.)
CAMP HILL CEMETERY, stone monument for A.K. Doull, 1871 (Citizen [Halifax], 23 Sept. 1871, 5, descrip.)
ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL, Argyle Street, 1871 (dwgs. at PANS)
PICTOU, N.S., residence for J. Patterson, new facade and additions, 1871; greenhouse, 1875 (dwgs. at PANS)
YARMOUTH, N.S., Trinity Anglican Church, for Rev. J.R. Campbell, 1871-72 (Yarmouth Herald, 18 May 1871, 2, t.c.)
LUNENBURG, N.S., major addition and alterations to St. John's Anglican Church, 1871-72; burned 2001 (Church Chronicle [Halifax], May 1872, descrip.; inf. Basil Brownless, Lunenburg)
PUGWASH, N.S., Anglican Church, 1872 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 13 Jan. 1872, 2; Evening Express [Halifax], 10 May 1872, 2, descrip.)
ELLERHOUSE, N.S., Anglican Church, 1872 (Evening Express [Halifax], 10 May 1872, 2, descrip.)
(attributed) PICTOU, N.S., residence for J.J. Yorston, 1872 (unsigned dwgs. at PANS)
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOC., Sackville Street at Granville Street, 1873-74 (Halifax Citizen, 13 April 1872, 3; Halifax Reporter, 9 Oct. 1872, 2; Canadian Illustrated News, xi, 8 May 1875, 292, 295, illus. & descrip.)
PICTOU, N.S., Custom House & Inland Revenue Office, 1874-75 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 17 June 1874, 3, t.c.; Canada, Sessional Papers, 1878, No. 7, Appendix 16, 76, descrip.; dwgs. at PANS)
ST. ANDREW'S, N.B., Marine Hospital, 1873 (Canada, Sessional Papers, 1883, No. 10, Appendix 2, 157-8)
ALBRO STREET SCHOOL, 1874 (Halifax, Report of the Board of School Commissioners, 1875, 53)
MEDICAL SCHOOL, Carleton Street at South Common, 1874 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 31 July 1874, 2, t.c.)
NEW GLASGOW, N.S., United Presbyterian Church, 1875-76 (Colonial Standard [Pictou], 18 Jan. 1876, 2, descrip.)
MASONIC HALL, Granville Street at Salter Street, 1875-77 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 1 Sept. 1875, 2, descrip.; 7 June 1877, 3, descrip.)
ST. JOHN'S, NFLD., The Athenaeum, Duckworth Street, 1875-77; burned 1892 (Newfoundlander [St. John's], 12 Nov. 1875, 2; C. Cameron & J. Wright, Second Empire Style in Canadian Architecture, 1980, 82-3, illus., but with incorrect attribution to J. & J.T. Southcott)
PICTOU, N.S., Registry & Probate Office, Church Street, 1876 (dwgs. and specifications at PANS)
I.C.R. RAILWAY STATION, North Street at Lockman Street, 1876-77 (Halifax Citizen, 9 Aug. 1877, 3, descrip.)
CONVENT OF THE SACRED HEART, South Common, addition, 1877 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 26 July 1877, 3, descrip.)
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., St. James Presbyterian Church, Pownal Street at Fitzroy Street, 1877-78 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 8 June 1877, 2, descrip.; Semi-Weekly Patriot [Charlottetown], 9 June 1877, 1 & 2, descrip.)

STIRLING & HARRIS

(works in Charlottetown unless noted)

PROVINCIAL INSANE ASYLUM, at Falconwood, 1876-77; burned 1931 (P.E.I., Journal of the House of Assembly, 1876, Appendix E, Report of the Commissioner of Public Works of the Province of Prince Edward Island, descrip.; Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 15 June 1877, 2, descrip.; C. Cameron & J. Wright, Second Empire Style in Canadian Architecture, 1980, 80-1, illus.)
SECOND METHODIST CHURCH, Upper Prince Street, also called Grace Church, 1877 (Examiner [Charlottetown], 15 Oct. 1877, 2; Semi-Weekly Patriot [Charlottetown], 18 Oct. 1877, 2, descrip.)
ST. PETER'S ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL, Rochford Square, extensive interior alterations and new ceiling, 1879 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 30 June 1879, 2, descrip.)
PRINCE STREET, residence for H.H. Houle, 1879 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 6 Dec. 1879, 3)
ROCHFORD SQUARE, at Pownal Street, residence for William A. Weeks, 1880 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 19 July 1880, 2, descrip.)
TRYON, P.E.I., Methodist Church, 1881-82 (Charlottetown Guardian, 28 April 1947, 10, historical article on the church; dwgs. at PANS)
POST OFFICE AND CUSTOM HOUSE, Queen Square, 1885-87 (Examiner [Charlottetown], 12 Feb. 1885, 2, descrip.; NAC, RG11, Vol. 3919, 163-78)
UPPER PRINCE STREET, at Fitzroy Street, residence for W.J. Miller, 1886 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 21 July 1886, 2, descrip.)
KENT STREET, pair of houses for M.P. Hogan, 1886 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 21 July 1886, 2, descrip.)
EUSTON STREET, residence for J.D. McLeod, 1886 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 21 July 1886, 2, descrip.)
PRINCE STREET, residence for Rev. John MacLennan, 1886 (Daily Examiner [Charlottetown], 21 July 1886, 2, descrip.)