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TROUNSON, John William

Born: 1849
Died: 1895 11 08


An Englishman who designed the first Chudleigh building in Johannesburg, but who practised in Cornwall, England, Trounson was born in Penzance, Cornwall where he practised and died; he does not appear to have visited South Africa. He was the son of the Penzance builder John Trounson.

FRIBA 1888. (FRIBA nom papers (1888); RIBA Jnl 1895-1896:60 obit)

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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FirstChudleigh's Building - First: c1890. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect

Books citing TROUNSON

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880 1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp