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SIMPSON, Thomas (Tommy)

Born: 1874
Died: 1945 05 16


Practised in the Cape Province on his own account from 1909. He was born in Abingdon, England and served his articles in Oxford, qualifying for Associate of the RIBA in 1903; he was a Royal Academician. In 1905 Simpson came to South Africa, settling in Port Elizabeth where he joined SMITH & DEWAR's office. In 1909 he moved to Oudtshoorn where he began practice on his own account as T Simpson; in October 1910 he was joined by HH BRIDGEMAN who became a partner in September 1915 (cf SIMPSON & BRIDGEMAN). He married in 1915.

ARIBA 1903; RA; ISAA 1927. (ARIBA nom papers (1903) have gone astray; Ferreira 1985; ISAA mem list; Simpson & Bridgman 1985)

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.

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Five shops and offices for Lazarus & Co: 1909. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect
Hebrew School: 1910. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect
House and stables D Jappie: 1910. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect
House J Nochamson: 1910. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect
Houses for L Manesewitz: 1910. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect

Books citing SIMPSON

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp S11