Francis Johnston (c.1760 - 1829):
Francis Johnston was born in Armagh, and from 1786 to 1793 he was involved as an architect in the restoration of Armagh Cathedral. He rebuilt the Irish House of Commons, and among others, designed St George's Church in Dublin, parts of the Bank of Ireland, the General Post Office in O'Connell Street and the Chapel Royal in Dublin Castle. He was founder of the Royal Hibernian Academy, and at his own expense erected its building. He died in Dublin.
||14 March 1829