Rubidge, Frederick Preston

RUBIDGE, Frederick Preston (1806-1897)
(biography in preparation)

QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Parliament Buildings, Mountain Street, major additions, 1850; burned 1854 (Montreal Transcript, 16 Nov. 1850, 2, descrip.; Examiner [Toronto], 20 Nov. 1850, 3)
QUEBEC CITY, major addition to 'Spencer Wood', St. Louis Road, fitted up as a residence for the Governor General, 1851 (F. Gagnon-Pratte, Les Villas, 1980, 53, illus.; dwgs. at NAC)
BROCKVILLE, ONT., steeple for the Free Presbyterian Church, 1857 (Brockville Recorder, 2 April 1857, 3, t.c.)

Court Houses

(inf. extracted from Lower Canada, Sessional Papers, 1859 to 1863)

ARTHABASKA, QUE., Court House, 1859-60
ST. JOSEPH-DE-BEAUCE, QUE., Court House, 1859-62 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 214, illus.)
BEAUHARNOIS, QUE., Court House, 1859-60
BEDFORD, QUE., Court House, 1859-60
CHICOUTIMI, QUE., Court House, 1859-60
COWANSVILLE, QUE., Court House, 1859-62 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 86, 209, illus.)
GASPE, QUE., Court House, 1860-61
IBERVILLE, QUE., Court House, 1860-61
JOLIETTE, QUE., Court House, 1860-62 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 85, 210, illus.)
LA MALBAIE, QUE., Court House, 1859-63 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 211, illus.)
MONTMAGNY, QUE., Court House, 1859-62; addition, 1919 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 18-19, illus.)
RIMOUSKI, QUE., Court House, 1860-61
SAGUENAY, QUE., Court House, 1860-61
ST. HYACINTHE, QUE., Court House, 1860 (L. Voyer, St. Hyacinthe, 1980, 103-05, illus.)
ST. JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUE., Court House, 1859-61; addition, 1883 (M. Carter, Early Canadian Court Houses, 1983, 85, 213, illus.)
TERREBONNE, QUE., Court House, 1860-61

Other Works

QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Parliament Buildings, 1859-60 (Canada, Sessional Papers, 1867, Dept. of Public Works Report, Appendix 8, 248; Luc Noppen et al, Quebec - trois siecles d'architecture, 1979, 92, 267, illus.)
HAMILTON, ONT., Custom House, Stuart Street, 1860 (Canada, Sessional Papers, 1867, Dept. of Public Works Report, Appendix 8, 261)
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., Court House and Jail, 1860 (dwgs. at NAC, National Map Collection, RG13M)
OTTAWA, ONT., major addition and alterations to Rideau Hall, Sussex Drive, the residence of the Governor General, 1865; Gate House, 1868 (Canada, Sessional Papers, 1867, Dept. of Public Works Report, Appendix 8, 256; C.C.J. Bond, City on the Ottawa, 1967, 42-3, illus.; R.H. Hubbard, Rideau Hall: An Illustrated History of Government House, 1967, 18-20, illus.)
OTTAWA, ONT., public fountain at Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, 1870 (signed dwgs. at NAC, Picture Collection, C4665)
OTTAWA, ONT., fences, railings, stone walls and gate lodges surrounding Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, 1871 (Ottawa Citizen, 27 May 1871, 2, descrip.; Canada, Sessional Papers, 1871, Appendix 4, 138)