Basic Biographical Details

Name: Francis Usher Holme
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1844
Died: 13 June 1913
Bio Notes: Francis Usher Holme was born c.1844 and was articled to Brown & Wardrop in Edinburgh in 1862. On completion of his apprenticeship in 1866 he joined the office of Banks & Barry in London as a draughtsman. In 1872 he moved to Liverpool to commence independent practice in partnership with his uncle George Holme. In the mid-1880s F & G Holme were working in collaboration with James A Mercer.

Francis Usher Holme died on 13 June 1913.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Liverpool, EnglandBusiness1872After 1886 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Brown & Wardrop18621866Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Banks & Barry18661872Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 3F & G Holme1872After 1886Partner 

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 21883High SchoolDunfermline FifeScotlandSchool and lodge- with James Mercer
Item 2 of 21886Gavinburn Board Schools at ClydebankOld Kilpatrick DunbartonshireScotlandCompetition design - placed second (in collaboration with James A Mercer)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914