Basic Biographical Details

Name: Gibson & Russell
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1890
Ended: 1899
Bio Notes: In 1890 James Glen Sivewright Gibson and Samuel Bridgman Russell, both from William Wallace's office, entered into partnership, and practised from London. Born in 1864, Russell had been articled to Henry Hewitt Bridgman 1881-84 and had studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 1882, thereafter becoming a draughtsman in the office of Thomas Chatfeild Clarke. The partnership of Gibson & Russell was dissolved in 1899.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 111, Gray's Inn Square, London, EnglandBusinessBefore 1892After 1895 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 7James Glen Sivewright Gibson18901899Partner 
Item 2 of 7Samuel Bridgman Russell18901899Partner 
Item 3 of 7(Sir) Thomas Duncan Rhind1892 or 1893After 1895Assistant 
Item 4 of 7William Fleming Wilkie18971899Assistant 
Item 5 of 7Frederick Julian WassEarly 1897Mid 1898Assistant 
Item 6 of 7Harry Edward EastNovember 1898August 1899Assistant 
Item 7 of 7Henry Thomas Wright18991899Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 51890London County Council Municipal Lodging House  LondonEnglandWon competition
Item 2 of 51892St Pancras Municipal BuildingsSt Pancras LondonEnglandSecond (or third?) premiated competition design
Item 3 of 51896North Bridge  EdinburghScotlandCompetition design - placed second for buildings flanking approach (150 premium)
Item 4 of 51897Town Hall  CardiffWalesSecond premiated competition design
Item 5 of 51898Bromley HospitalBromley  EnglandWon competition


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.