Basic Biographical Details

Name: Hall-Jones & Cummings
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: c. 1908
Ended: 1918
Bio Notes: Frederick Hall-Jones was born in 1866. He was educated at University College School and commenced independent practice in London in 1898. Around 1908 he entered into partnership with Erskine Seaton Cummings. Cummings was born in Alloa in 1867. He was articled to Adam Frame of Alloa in 1882, studying at the School of Art in the same town. In August 1889 he became a draughtsman with Hippolyte Jean Blanc in Edinburgh, continuing his studies at the School of Art, Heriot-Watt College and the Edinburgh Architectural Association. He was a successful student, gaining a number of prizes. In August 1890 he spent two weeks sketching in Yorkshire, and he undertook a three-month sketching tour of Durham, York, Fountain, Beverley, Lincoln, Peterborough, Cambridge and other places in 1891. He moved to London where he passed the qualifying exam in March 1892. There he worked in various offices including that of Ernest George & Peto before joining Hall-Jones in partnership.

The partnership of Hall-Jones & Cummings was dissolved in 1918.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Parliament Mansions, Victoria Street, London, EnglandBusinessc. 19081918 

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 4John Forrest Steel (or John Forrester Steel?)19001901Draughtsman 
Item 2 of 4John Black HectorAfter 19021904Assistant(?) 
Item 3 of 4Frederick Hall-Jonesc. 19081918Partner 
Item 4 of 4Erskine Seaton Cummingsc. 19081918Partner 

References

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