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GIBBS, Arthur Henry

Born: 1858
Died: 1938 12 27


Gibbs was born in Buckinghamshire, England, where he trained as an architect and as a quantity surveyor. He arrived in South Africa from America in 1896 and by 1904 he was working in Durban. By 1913 he was working in Johannesburg, and by 1916 was a member of the Association of Transvaal Architects. He retired in Johannesburg in 1937 and died at his home at Surrey House, Berea, in Johannesburg. Two of his sons JR GIBBS and WD GIBBS became architects. Currently no works by him in Durban have been recorded.

ISAA 1927. (Hillebrand 1975:173; ISAA mem list; SAB Jan 1933:46; UTD 1913, 15, 17; TAD MHG 83/89; Who's Who 1927-28:112)

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.

List of projects

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Bioscope for A Poolos, add: 1930. Turfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Flats for D Silverman: 1926. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
House WL Gay: 1928. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Premises Mrs Halamandaris: 1930. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Regal Flats: 1927. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Shops/offices: 1930. Jeppestown, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Warehouse for John Thomson & Co: 1934. Marshallstown, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect

Books citing GIBBS

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp G6