Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Baines
Designation: Architect
Born: 1852
Died: 17 March 1934
Bio Notes: George Baines was born in 1852 and served his apprenticeship in the office of Bottle & Olley of Great Yarmouth. He commenced independent practice in Accrington, Lancashire in 1874, and moved to London in 1884 where he practised first at 5 Clement's Inn, Strand and later at 121 Victoria Street, until his retirement in 1929. He specialised in designing churches for the Baptists though not exclusively. His son Reginald Palmer Baines became a partner in 1901, the practice name becoming G & R P Baines and it continued in designing churches.

Gilbert Baines died on 17 March 1934. The practice continued and by 1958 was styled G Baines & Syburn.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Accrington, Lancashire, EnglandBusiness18741884 
Item 2 of 35, Clement's Inn, Strand, London, EnglandBusiness1884Before 1929 
Item 3 of 3121, Victoria Street, London, EnglandBusinessAfter 18841929 

Employment and Training

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 1Robert Robertson18911892Assistant 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal28 April 1934v41London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp659 - obituary