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RIDGWAY, James Henry

Born: 1875 06 12
Died: ?


Was the son of Rowland RIDGWAY and a founder member of the Natal Institute of Architects. He practised in Durban and was in partnership there with EA HENRY from about 1901 (cf RIDGWAY & HENRY). In about 1898 he was working for the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, Natal taking over AE DAINTON's position as assistant draughtsman on Dainton's promotion to Architect of the PWD in Natal. His career is obscure. No death certificate has so far been found for him in Natal.

NIA. (NAD MSCE 5/110 father's death certificate)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing RIDGWAY

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1975. Aspects of architecture in Natal, 1880 1914. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished MA. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pp 198