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HODDER, Richard Nicholls

Born: 1881
Died: 1916 05 14


Hodder was articled to Oliver Caldwell, FRIBA of Penzance, Cornwall, England and remained in the office for nine years. In 1905 he left for South Africa and was employed in Johannesburg as architectural assistant in the Town Engineer's Department of the Johannesburg City Council. He carried out the quantity surveying work on the Johannesburg Art Gallery and was responsible for abattoirs, 'native' compounds, the Klipspruit Municipal offices, Newtown Municipal Offices and dwellings, 'a class of work in which he excelled' (Jnl ATA Jun 1916).

LRIBA 1912; ATA. (Jnl ATA Jun 1916:13, 20, 21; LRIBA nom papers (1912) 1971, no detail; RIBA Jnl 1916-17:129 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.

Books citing HODDER

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 Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand.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