Fuller, Thomas

FULLER, Thomas (1823-1898)
(biography in preparation)


ANTIGUA, BRITISH WEST INDIES, St. John's Anglican Church, 1845-48 (Builder [London], iii, 13 Dec. 1845, 603, descrip.; vii, 15 Dec. 1849, 594-95, illus. & descrip.)


TAUNTON, SOMERSET, Unitarian Schools, 1847 (Builder [London], v, 12 June 1847, 277)
PLYMOUTH, DEVONSHIRE, Prison, 1847-49 (Builder [London], v, 16 Oct. 1847, 496; vii, 19 May 1849, 233, descrip.)
LONDON, British Lying-in Hospital, Endell Street, Longacre, 1848 (Builder [London], vi, 11 March 1848, 131)
STONEHOUSE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Mechanic's Institute, 1848 (Builder [London], vi, 27 May 1848, 262)
SWANSEA, WALES, Normal College for Wales, 1848 (Builder [London], vi, 28 Oct. 1848, 526; vii, 16 June 1849, 281)
LAMPETER, WALES, Llandovery College School, 1849-50 (Builder [London], vii, 10 March 1849, 117; viii, 5 Jan. 1850, 9, descrip.; with corrections and debate, 19 Jan. 1850, 32, 26 Jan. 1850, 41; 9 Feb. 1850, 61; 16 Feb. 1850, 82; J. Orbach, Victorian Architecture in Britain, 1988, 565)


BATHWICK, AVON, additions to Cumberland Villa, 1849 (R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, London, RAN 25/A/20)
PEASEDOWN, SOMERSET, Red Post Inn, 1850 (R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, London, RAN 25/B/19)
BATH, SOMERSET, Weston Waterworks Reservoir No. 1, 1851 (R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, London, RAN 25/B/18)
BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, on the Bristol Road at Benacre Street, 1853 (Builder [London], xi, 2 April 1853, 216)


BRADFORD-ON-AVON, WILTS., Town Hall (now St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church), 1855 (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1963, 119; C. Cunningham, Victorian & Edwardian Town Halls, 1981, 65, 262-63)
UPHILL, SOMERSET, new kitchen wing for the Castle, 1855 (R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection, London, RAN 25/A/4)
BRADFORD-ON-AVON, WILTS., public cemetery and Mortuary Chapel, Holt Road, 1855-56 (Builder [London], xiii, 10 Feb. 1855, 65-6)
BATH, SOMERSET, the winning design in competition for new cemetery at Bath, 1855; cemetery chapel at Smallcombe Vale, 1856 (Civil Engineer & Architect's Journal [London], xviii, March 1855, 102; J. Orbach, Victorian Architecture in Britain, 1988, 565)
BATH, SOMERSET, Stothert & Pitt Co., the Newark Works factory, Lower Bath Road, 1857 (George Measom, Official Illustrated Guide to the Great Western Railway, 1860, 798-804, illus. & descrip.)
TORONTO, ONT., St. Stephen's-in-the-Fields Anglican Church, College Street at Bellevue Avenue, 1858; burned 1865; rebuilt (Canadian Ecclesiastical Gazette, vii, July 1858, 1; E. Arthur, Toronto No Mean City, 1964, 141, illus.)
PORT CREDIT, ONT., Anglican Church, Hurontario Street, between Cooksville and Port Credit, 1858 (Globe [Toronto], 3 Sept. 1858, 3, t.c.)


PERTH, ONT., St. James Anglican Church, erected on foundations begun by William Thomas, 1858-61 (Canadian Ecclesiastical Gazette, 2 Dec. 1861, 179, descrip.; Canadian Church Magazine & Mission News, v, Oct. 1891, 223-24, illus.)
HAWKESBURY, ONT., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, addition and alterations, 1859-60 (Gazette [Montreal], 13 Jan. 1860, 2, descrip.; Ottawa Citizen, 31 Jan. 1860, 1, descrip.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Christ Church (Anglican), Sussex Street at Rideau Street, central school house for the congregation, 1860; demol. 1872 (Ottawa Citizen, 11 Aug. 1860, 2, t.c.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Parliament Buildings, Wellington Street, Centre Block, 1860-1864; Centre Block burned 1916; rebuilt by John A. Pearson and Jean O. Marchand (Montreal Transcript, 1 Sept. 1859, 2, descrip.; Ottawa Union, 1 Dec. 1863, 2, descrip.; Illustrated London News, xxxv, 5 Nov. 1859, 435, illus.; Building News [London], v, 25 Nov. 1859, 1062-63, illus. & descrip.; 23 Dec. 1859, 1151, illus.; Builder [London], 10 Dec. 1859, illus. & descrip.; Canadian Illustrated News (Montreal), ii, 26 Feb. 1870, 264-66, illus. & descrip.; Hand Book to the Parliamentary & Departmental Buildings, 1868, 12-16, descrip.; C.A.B., x, Jan. 1897, 5-7, illus. & descrip.; Const., ix, Feb. 1916, 52-55, illus. & descrip. of fire; Carolyn Young, The Glory of Ottawa: Canada's First Parliament Buildings, 1995, 29-43, 69-73, 78-90, 133-40, illus. & descrip.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Parliamentary Library, Wellington Street, begun 1860; completed 1876; interiors by Frederick J. Alexander and John W.H. Watts (Free Press [Ottawa], 28 Oct. 1871, 2, descrip.; Ottawa Citizen, 2 June 1875, 1, descrip.; American Architect & Building News [New York], i, 17 June 1876, 197, illus. & descrip.; C.A.B., xii, March 1899, 55, illus. & descrip.)
(with Robert Messer) LONDON, ONT., St. James Presbyterian Church, Richmond Street at Clarence Street, 1859-61; demol. 1964 (Globe [Toronto], 11 Aug. 1859, 3, t.c.; The Presbyterian [Montreal], xii, Oct. 1859, 148-50, descrip.; London Free Press, 25 Feb. 1861, 3, descrip.; dwgs. in Moore Coll., Univ. of Western Ontario)
(with Robert Messer) TORONTO, ONT., villa near Davenport Road at the head of Crookshank Lane, for an unidentified client, 1859 (Globe [Toronto], 11 Aug. 1859, 3, t.c.)
(with Robert Messer) STIRLING, ONT., St. John's Anglican Church, 1860-61 (Canadian Ecclesiastical Gazette, 2 Dec. 1861, 178-79, descrip.; St. John's Church 100th Anniversary, 1960)


PEMBROKE, ONT., Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 1863-64; demol. (Daily British Whig [Kingston], 18 Oct. 1870, 2)
KINGSTON, ONT., St. George's Anglican Cathedral, Synod Hall and Sunday School, 1865 (dwgs. in the possession of Richard Smith, Kingston; dwg. at NAC, Power Collection)
OTTAWA, ONT., St. Alban's Anglican Church, Daly Street at King Street, 1867; completed 1875 by King M. Arnoldi (Ottawa Citizen, 21 July 1866, 2, descrip.; A. Davidson, Annals of the Parish of St. Alban the Martyr, Ottawa, 1942, 8-9; Ottawa: A Guide to Heritage Structures, 2000, 108, illus.)
NEPEAN, ONT., All Saints Anglican Church, Richmond Road, 1865 (Canadian Churchman [Kingston], 28 June 1865, 2, descrip.; Rev. E.S. Reed, Century of Worship-All Saints Church, Westboro 1865-1965)
HULL, QUE., St. James Anglican Church, 1866-67; burned 1900 (Ottawa Citizen, 26 Oct. 1866, 2; The Times [Ottawa], 4 March 1867, 2, t.c.; E. May, History of the Parish of Hull, 1923, 21, 24, illus.)
(with Augustus Laver) ALBANY, N.Y., New York State Capitol Buildings, State Street, 1867-74; completed 1876-86 by H. H. Richardson (Building News [London], xx, 7 Jan. 1870, 6, 8-9, illus. & descrip.; Builder [London], xxviii, 28 May 1870, 425-27, 446, illus. & descrip.; American Architect & Building News [New York], i, 15 April 1876, illus.; dwgs. at NAC, National Map Collection, 83403/35; Picture Coll., C104 610; J.K. Ochsner, H.H. Richardson Complete Architectural Works, 1982, 157-67, illus.; Diana S. Waite, Albany Architecture, 1993, 68-9, illus. & descrip.)
(with Nichols & Brown) ITHACA, N.Y., mansion for Ezra Cornell, on the campus of Cornell University, 1867; completed 1875 (Kermit C. Parsons, The Cornell Campus, 1968, 6-8, illus. & descrip.)
(with Augustus Laver) ALBANY, N.Y., St. Agnes School, 1871; burned 1945 (G.E. DeMille, Pioneer Cathedral: A Brief History of the Cathedral of All Saints, 1967)
(with Augustus Laver) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., City Hall & Law Courts Building, 1871-94; partially destroyed in the earthquake of 1906 and later demolished (Builder [London], xxix, 22 April 1871, 304, 307, illus. & descrip.; The Architect [London], v, 3 June 1871, 288, illus. and descrip.; Harper's Weekly (New York), 30 March 1872, 245, illus.; H. Kirker, California's Architectural Frontier, 1973, 97-98)
MONTREAL, QUE., St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, President Kennedy Ave. at St. Urbaine Street, chancel, clerestories and brick walls on north & south aisles, 1877-78 (Church of St. John The Evangelist 1878-1928, 45; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 270, illus.)
CALDWELL, N.Y., rectory for St. James Anglican Church, 1879 (H.P. Smith, History of Warren County, 1885, 572)
CARRYING PLACE, ONT., St. John's Anglican Church, 1885-86 (Dominion Churchman [Toronto], 5 Nov. 1885, 695; 16 Sept. 1886, 568, descrip.)

Post Office Buildings

(inf. extracted from Canada, Sessional Papers, 1881 to 1898, and from NAC, RG 11, which contains detailed architectural specifications for each building noted below. Drawings for virtually all Post Office buildings designed by Fuller during his tenure as Chief Architect of the Department of Public Works are now held at the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa)

SHERBROOKE, QUE., Bank Street, 1882-85
NANAIMO, B.C., Front Street, 1882-83; demol. 1954
CHATHAM, ONT., King Street at Fourth Street, 1882-84; demol.
SUSSEX, N.B., Main Street, 1882-84 (dwgs. at PANB, Mott Coll., MC 164, folio 362)
CORNWALL, ONT., Pitt Street at Second Street, 1882-85; demol.
ST. THOMAS, ONT., Talbot Street, 1882-85; demol. (St. Thomas Times, 16 May 1882, 3, descrip.)
BROCKVILLE, ONT., Court Street, 1882-86
HAMILTON, ONT., King Street at John Street, 1882-87; demol. (Weekly Spectator [Hamilton], 27 July 1882, 5, descrip.
WOODSTOCK, N.B., Regent Street at Main Street, 1883-84; demol.
CLIFTON, ONT., Clifton Avenue at Park Street, 1883-84; demol.
MONCTON, N.B., Main Street at Telegraph Street, 1883-84; demol.
AMHERSTBURG, ONT., Dalhousie Street at Richmond Street, 1883-84; demol.
STRATFORD, ONT., Ontario Street at Waterloo Street, 1883-84; tower and third floor addition, 1893; demol. 1961
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Columbia Street, 1883-84; burned 1898
CARLETON, N.B., Union Street, 1883-85; demol.
WINDSOR, N.S., Gerrish Street, 1883-85; burned 1897; rebuilt; demol.
TRURO, N.S., Prince Street, 1883-85 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 8 July 1884, descrip.; E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 100-01, illus.)
TROIS RIVIERES, QUE., Notre Dame Street, 1883-85; demol.
PORT HOPE, ONT., Queen Street, 1883-86; demol. (Port Hope Weekly Guide, 31 Aug. 1883, 6, descrip.)
WINNIPEG, MAN., Main Street at McDermot Street, 1883-86; demol. (Winnipeg Times, 7 March 1885, 1, illus. & descrip.)
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I., Fitzroy Street at Tanner Street, 1883-87
BERLIN, ONT., King Street, 1883-86; demol. 1964
NEW GLASGOW, N.S., Dalhousie Street at Provost Street, 1884-85 ((E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 98-100, illus.)
AMHERST, N.S., Victoria Street, 1884-86 (E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 102-03, illus.)
SOREL, QUE., Prince Street at George Street, 1884-86; demol.
GALT, ONT., Water Street, 1884-86
BATHURST, N.B., Water Street at Douglas Street, 1884-87
ORANGEVILLE, ONT., Broadway, 1884-86; demol.
ARICHAT, N.S., Main Street at Lower Water Street, 1885-86; demol.
YARMOUTH, N.S., Main Street at John Street, 1885-86; demol.
NORTH SYDNEY, N.S., Water Street, 1885-86; demol.
NEWCASTLE, N.B., Water Street at Henry Street, 1885-86; demol.
REGINA, SASK., Victoria Square, 1885-86; demol.
MONTAGUE, P.E.I., Main Street South, 1885-87
BADDECK, N.S., Main Street at Campbell Street, 1885-87 ((E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 102-03, illus.)
ST. STEPHEN, N.B., Water Street, 1885-87
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., Hunter Street at Water Street, 1886-87; demol.
HULL, QUE., Principale Street, 1886-87; burned 1900; rebuilt; demol. 1959
CAYUGA, ONT., King Street, 1887-89
GANANOQUE, ONT., Pine Street at Stone Street, 1887-8
TRENTON, ONT., Dundas Street West, 1887-90; tower still standing
DALHOUSIE, N.B., William Street, 1888-89; demol.
SYDNEY, N.S., Charlotte Street at Dorchester Street, 1888-89; demol.
JOLIETTE, QUE., Notre Dame Street, 1888-89; demol.
ST. JEROME, QUE., Main Street, 1888-89; demol.
AYLMER, QUE., Main Street, 1888-89; demol.
LINDSAY, ONT., Kent Street, 1888-89; demol.
PRESCOTT, ONT., South King Street, 1888-89; demol.
BRAMPTON, ONT., Queen Street East, 1888-9
COATICOOK, QUE., Main Street, 1888-90
NAPANEE, ONT., John Street, 1888-90
PEMBROKE, ONT., Pembroke Street East, 1888-90
ANNAPOLIS, N.S., St. George Street, 1889-90; burned 1920; rebuilt
LACHINE, QUE., St. Joseph Street, 1889-90
ALMONTE, ONT., Mill Street, 1889-90
BRANDON, MAN., Rosser Avenue, 1889-90; demol. c. 1975
STRATHROY, ONT., Frank Street, 1889-91 (dwgs. in Moore Coll., Univ. of Western Ontario)
RIVIERE DU LOUP, QUE., Iberville Street at Champlain Street, 1890; demol.
ST. HENRI, QUE., Notre Dame Street, 1890-91; demol.
ST. HYACINTHE, QUE., Girouard Street West, 1890-91
CARLETON PLACE, ONT., Bridge Street, 1890-91
GODERICH, ONT., West Street, 1890-91 (dwgs. in Moore Coll., Univ. of Western Ontario)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Pender Street at Granville Street, 1890-92; demol. 1926
WALKERTON, ONT., Durham Street, 1890-91; demol.
LAPRAIRIE, QUE., 1891-92; demol.
PETROLIA, ONT., Petrolia Street, 1891-93
LUNENBURG, N.S., Lincoln Street at King Street, 1892-93; demol.
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., Court Street at Arthur Street, 1892-93; demol.
ORILLIA, ONT., Peter Street, 1892-94
CHATHAM, N.B., Water Street, 1892-93
DARTMOUTH, N.S., Water Street at Portland Street, 1893-94; demol.
WEST FARNHAM, QUE., Depot Street, 1893-94; demol.
CALGARY, ALTA., Eighth Avenue at First Street East, 1893-95; demol. c. 1929
LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., Baroness Street at Coutts Street, 1893-94; demol.
SMITHS FALLS, ONT., Russell Street East, 1893-94
PICTOU, N.S., Water Street, 1894-95 (E. Pacey & A. Comiter, Landmarks: Historic Buildings of Nova Scotia, 1994, 102-04, illus)
VICTORIA, B.C., Government Street at Wharf Street, 1895-97; demol. 1955 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 27 July 1894, 8, descrip.; C.A.B., ix, July 1896, 110, illus. & descrip.)
RICHMOND, QUE., Main Street, 1895-96; demol.
RIMOUSKI, QUE., College Street, 1895-97
PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN., Saskatchewan Avenue West, 1896-98
ARNPRIOR, ONT., Madawaska Street at John Street, 1896-98

Other Public Buildings

(inf. extracted from Canada, Sessional Papers, 1881 to 1898, and from NAC, RG11, which contains detailed architectural specifications for most buildings noted below. Drawings for many of the public buildings designed by Fuller during his tenure as Chief Architect of the Department of Public Works are now held at the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa)

CHICOUTIMI, QUE., Marine Hospital, 1882-88
HAMILTON, ONT., Immigration Building, Stuart Street West near Tiffany Street, opposite the G.W.R. Station, 1883
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Examining Warehouse, at rear of Custom House, 1883-85
OTTAWA, ONT., Langevin Block, Wellington Street at Elgin Street, 1883-88 (Ottawa Citizen, 2 June 1888, 3, descrip.; C.A.B., ii, June 1889, 64, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 546-7, illus. & descrip.)
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, QUE., Dining Hall at the Penitentiary, 1883-84
GANANOQUE, ONT., Custom House, Main Street at River Street, 1883
PORT ARTHUR, ONT., Immigration Building, 1883-8
SARNIA, ONT., Immigration Building, 1883-84
SYDNEY, N.S., Quarantine Station, Superintendent's House, Hospitals, 1883-84
HIGH RIVER, ALTA., Industrial School, 1884
STONY MOUNTAIN, MAN., guard's cottages, 1884; demol.; slaughterhouse, lumber drying house, and glass conservatory for the warden's residence, 1885; all demol. ; guard's tenement, 1886; demol.; new Warden's residence and outbuildings, 1886-87; demol.; two chapels and a Hospital at the Penitentiary, 1887; all demol.; Surgeon's Residence and Chaplain's Residences, 1889; demol.
QU'APPELLE, SASK., Industrial School, 1884
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Hospital at the Penitentiary, 1884
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Court House & Jail, 1884-87
PICTOU, N.S., Marine Hospital, 1884
CALGARY, ALTA., Immigration Building, 1884
MEDICINE HAT, ALTA, Immigration Building, 1884
REGINA, SASK., Dominion Jail & Lunatic Asylum, 1885 (dwgs. at SAB, Regina, P6.2)
ALBERT HEAD, B.C., Quarantine Station, 1885
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., Customs & Inland Revenue Office, George Street at Charlotte Street, 1886
LONDON, ONT., Infantry School, Oxford Street at Elizabeth Street, 1886-87 (dwgs. in Moore Coll., Univ. of Western Ontario)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Immigration Building, St. Louis Embankment, 1886
OTTAWA, ONT., Government Printing Bureau, St. Patrick Street near Sussex Drive, 1887-89; demol.
KINGSTON, ONT., Hospital at Royal Military College, 1887
OTTAWA, ONT., Examining Warehouse, Sparks Street adjacent to Sappers Bridge, 1887
LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., Barracks, Residences, Shops and Guard House for the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, 1887
REGINA, SASK., Barracks, Commissioner's Residence and Hospital for the North-West Mounted Police, 1887; Riding Hall, 1888
CALGARY, ALTA., Barracks and Hospital for the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, 1887
BATTLEFORD, SASK., Barracks, Hospital & Mess Hall for the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, 1887
OTTAWA, ONT., Experimental Farm, Prince of Wales Drive, new Museum, laboratories, barn, stables, and Staff Residences, 1887-8
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Barracks, Mess Hall, Officers Quarters and Store for the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, 1888
CALGARY, ALTA., Court House, 1888-89; demol. 1958 (Calgary Daily Herald, 5 Nov. 1890, 4, descrip.)
ST. PAUL'S, MAN., Industrial School, 1889
INDIAN HEAD, SASK., Experimental Farm, including Superintendents Residence, worker's cottages, barn and stables, 1889
NAPPAN, N.S., Experimental Farm, including Superintendent's Residence, workmens cottages, barn and stables, 1889
KAMLOOPS, B.C., Indian Industrial School Buildings, 1889
KUPER ISLAND, B.C., Indian Industrial School Building, 1889
REGINA, SASK., Lieutenant Governor's Residence, 1889-90 (Sask. Assoc. of Architects, Historic Architecture of Saskatchewan, 1986, 78-9, illus.)
OTTAWA, ONT., Supreme Court, Bank Street, addition, 1890-91; demol.
VICTORIA, B.C., Barracks at 'C' Battery, 1890
WINNIPEG, MAN., Immigration Building, 1890
REGINA, SASK., Territorial Administration Building, 1890 (Sask. Assoc. of Architects, Historic Architecture of Saskatchewan, 1986, 12, illus.)
PETERBOROUGH, ONT., Custom House, Charlotte Street at George Street, 1890-91
MOOSOMIN, SASK., Court House, 1890
AGASSIZ, B.C., Superintendent's Residence at the Experimental Farm, 1891
RED DEER, ALTA., Industrial School, 1891
REGINA, SASK., Land and Registration Office , 1891-92 (dwgs. at SAB, Regina)
TORONTO, ONT., Drill Hall, University Avenue at Armoury Street, 1891-93; demol. 1963 (W. Dendy, Lost Toronto, 1978, 138-39)
EDMONTON, ALTA., Land Registration & Crown Timber Office, Victoria Street, 1892-93
PRINCE ALBERT, SASK., Land and Registration Office, Second Street, 1892-93
MOOSE JAW, SASK., Court House and Police Quarters, 1892-93
CHICAGO, ILL., Canadian Exhibition Buildings at the World's Fair, 1893; demol. (Ottawa Citizen, 13 July 1892, 8, descrip.; C.R., iii, 23 July 1892, 2; Vancouver Daily World, 20 May 1893, 5, descrip.)
GROSSE ISLE, QUE., Quarantine Station and Medical Officers residence, 1893
HALIFAX, N.S., Lawlor's Island, Quarantine Station, 1893
BRANDON, MAN., Industrial School, 1893
REGINA, SASK., Court House, Victoria Street at South Street, 1893-94 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 134-35, illus.)
WOLSELEY, SASK., Court House, Ouimet Street at Richmond Street, 1894
OTTAWA, ONT., Rideau Hall, new Dairy Building (C.R., v, 18 Oct. 1894, 2)
TRACADIE, N.B., Lazaretto (Hospital) Building, 1894-95 (dwgs. at NBA, Fredericton)
HALIFAX, N.S., Drill Hall, North Park Street at Cunard Street, 1895-98 (C.A.B.., x, Feb. 1897, illus.; Halifax Herald, 13 Aug. 1898, 2, illus. & descrip.)
HALIFAX, N.S., Immigration Building at the Deep Water Terminus, 1896
ALEXANDRIA, ONT., Reformatory Building, 1896