Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Simpson
Designation: Architect
Born: Before 1840
Died: After 1900
Bio Notes: Thomas Simpson was born and trained in Scotland, and was evidently either a senior assistant or in practice in Scotland as his son John William Simpson was born in Scotland in 1958. Some time thereafter he settled in Brighton with an office at 16 Ship Street from at least 1868. After the passing of the Education Act he became architect and surveyor to Brighton School Board. His practice was continued at Ship Street by a younger son, Gilbert Murray Simpson, born 1869, who not only retained his School Board appointment but became architect to Brighton Education Committee. Gilbert died in 1854.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 116, Ship Street, Brighton, West Sussex, EnglandBusinessBefore 1868  

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 3(Sir) John William Simpson1875Before 1878Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Gilbert Murray Simpson1886Before 1890(?)Apprentice 
Item 3 of 3Gilbert Murray SimpsonBefore 1890(?) Assistant 

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 11878Business premises, Church StreetBrighton SusexEngland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman