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HESSE, Francois

Born: 1887
Died: 1956 01 25


Year registered: 1927

Born in 1887 as seen on his gravestone in the Brenthurst graveyard in Brakpan. You can see the gravestone in the eGGSA library. Submitted by Morné van Rooyen.

Practised in Cape Town on his own account and in partnership or in association with his father, FW HESSE (cf HESSE & HESSE, FW & F). Hesse was listed as an Associate member of the Cape Institute of Architects in the RIBA Kalendar 1915/16. He later practised in Nigel, Transvaal.

ISAA 1927. (ISAA mem list; RIBA Kal 1915/16)

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

With photographs
With notes

Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1932. Retreat, Cape Town, Western Cape - Architect
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1935. Charl Cilliers, Mpumalanga - Architect
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1922. Vredefort, Free State - Architect
Town Hall: 1930. De Aar, Northern Cape - Architect

Books citing HESSE

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp H4

Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 22