Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Michael Prendergast Manning and John William Simpson |
|Designation: ||Architectural practice |
|Started: ||1881 |
|Ended: ||1884 |
|Bio Notes: ||In 1881 John William Simpson (b. 1858) was taken into partnership by the much older Michael Prendergast Manning, a dissenting United Reform Church architect with an office at 6 Mitre Court Chambers, Temple, London, and while there he passed the qualifying exam. He was admitted ARIBA on 6 November of that year, his proposers being Spiers, Joseph Douglass Matthews and Thomas Henry Watson, with whom he may have found some employment while at the Schools. By that date he had travelled in France and Belgium. |
In 1884 the partnership with Manning was dissolved, Simpson practising indepentently until he formed his next partnership, with Edmund John Milner Allen.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|6, Mitre Court Chambers, Temple, London, England||Business||1881|| || |
Employment and Training
Employees or Pupils
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