Basic Biographical Details

Name: Charles Mann
Designation: Architect
Born: 1873
Bio Notes: Charles Mann was born in 1873 and was articled to J & F Salmond of Dundee from 1890 to 1894, studying at Dundee Technical Institute where he was awarded bronze medals for building construction and mechanical engineering. He remained with the Salmonds as junior assistant until 1897 and as senior assistant until 1903, when he commenced practice on his own account in the same city. He was admitted LRIBA in 1910, his proposers being William Fleming Wilkie, John Donald Mills and Godfrey Daniel Bower Shepherd. At that time his office was at 20 Reform Street, his home at 6 Shore Terrace, and he was honorary treasurer of the Dundee Institute of Architects. By 1931 he had moved to 36 North Lindsay Street.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 420, Reform Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1910 *  
Item 2 of 46, Shore Terrace, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate1910 *  
Item 3 of 436, North Lindsay Street, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness(?)1930 or 1931 *  
Item 4 of 45, Cowgare, Dundee, ScotlandBusinessc. 1939  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 3J & F Salmond18901894Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3J & F Salmond18941897Junior Assistant 
Item 3 of 3J & F Salmond18971903Senior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Donald MillsMid 1910for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdMid 1910for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3William Fleming WilkieMid 1910for Licentiateship

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 7After 1897Bonded whisky warehouse and offices for W & S Strong  DundeeScotlandAs senior assistant to J & F Salmond
Item 2 of 7After 1903Cottage for Messrs P & C Gray   Scotland 
Item 3 of 7After 1903Refinery, oil store and warehouse  DundeeScotland 
Item 4 of 7After 1903Shop for Messrs Birrell & Son  Dundee?ScotlandAlterations
Item 5 of 7After 1903Villa for A Burns Petrie Esq   Scotland 
Item 6 of 7After 1903Villa for George DuncanNinewells DundeeScotland 
Item 7 of 7After 1903Villa for John Scott EsqPerth PerthshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    

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 v3 no211 (microfilm reel 30)