Basic Biographical Details

Name: Charles Ernest Jackson
Designation: Architect
Born: November 1880
Died: 1918(?)
Bio Notes: Charles Ernest Jackson was born in November 1880 and articled to Robert Frank Vallance of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in 1898, remaining as assistant until 1905 and studying at local art classes. In the latter year he obtained what was probably a junior position in H M Office of Works at 3 Parliament Square, Edinburgh under William Thomas Oldrieve and attended classes at Heriot-Watt College and the School of Applied Art. He was admitted LRIBA on 24 June 1912, proposed by James Bow Dunn and the Edinburgh Architectural Association.

Jackson was killed in action in British East Africa, probably in 1918.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1c/o Knight, 9, Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4Robert Frank Vallance18931905Assistant 
Item 2 of 4Robert Frank Vallance18981893Apprentice 
Item 3 of 4William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)19051914Assistantin H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 4 of 4H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)1905After 1914Assistantin Edinburgh office, working under William Thomas Oldrieve

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1James Bow Dunn24 June 1912for Licentiateship - as president of the Edinburgh Architectural Association

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 13After 1898Accident HospitalMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAdditions - as apprentice/assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 2 of 13After 1898HospitalMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAs apprentice/assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 3 of 13After 1898London County & Smiths BankMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAs apprentice/assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 4 of 13After 1898Mansfield Board SchoolsMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAs assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 5 of 13After 1898Red Lion HotelMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAs apprentice/assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 6 of 13After 1898The RidgeMansfield NottinghamshireEnglandAs apprentice/assistant to Robert Frank Vallance
Item 7 of 131904Eskdalemuir Royal Magnetic ObservatoryEskdalemuir DumfriesshireScotlandAs assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works, Edinburgh
Item 8 of 131905Head Post Office  AberdeenScotlandAs assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 9 of 131905Parcel Post Office building  GlasgowScotlandAs assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 10 of 131908Parliament House, Supreme Courts of Scotland  EdinburghScotlandAs assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works - alterations and extensions, including reconstruction of lobby and oak library adjoining court IX
Item 11 of 131908Post OfficeOban ArgyllScotlandAs assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 12 of 131909Royal Institution  EdinburghScotlandNew galleries - as assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works
Item 13 of 131910Palace of Holyroodhouse  EdinburghScotlandDecoration of West Drawing Room - as assistant to Oldrieve in H M Office of Works

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 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal22 November 1919 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary p38

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v24 no1986