Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Ransome
Designation: Architect
Born: 1865
Died: 1944
Bio Notes: James Ransome was born in 1865 and commenced practice in London in 1888. He was Consulting Architect to the Government of India from 1902, being succeeded in the post in 1908 by John Begg, whom he appears to have assisted on the building of the Council House Secretariat in the following year. He later worked in partnership with Lionel Francis Russell Coote. He died in 1944.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2London, EnglandBusiness   
Item 2 of 2IndiaBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Ernest George & Peto18841887Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Ernest George & Peto18871888Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Ernest Turner18881888Assistant 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Philip John Turner18991900Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Robert Carruthers-Ballantyne (or Robert Ballantyne Carruthers; or Roy Carruthers Ballantyne)19141914Clerk 

RIBA

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert Carruthers-Ballantyne (or Robert Ballantyne Carruthers; or Roy Carruthers Ballantyne)15 October 1930for Licentiateship

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11909Council House Secretariat  CalcuttaIndiaAssisted John Begg on this project.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Gray, A Stuart1985Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary  p299