Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Piers St Aubyn
Designation: Architect
Born: 6 April 1815
Died: 7 May 1895
Bio Notes: James Piers St Aubyn was born on 6 April 1815 at Powick Vicarage, Worcestershire, and was a pupil of Thomas Fulljames in Gloucester. He practised on his own account in London and Devonport, taking his former pupil and assistant Henry John Wadling into partnership.

St Aubyn was admitted ARIBA on 27 February 1837 and FRIBA on 10 March 1856. He was Surveyor to the Honorable Society of the Middle Temple from 1851 until his retirement in 1885, when Wadling succeeded to the position. St Aubyn died in Cornwall on 7 May 1895. Francis William St Aubyn was his nephew.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Devonport, Devon, EnglandBusiness   
Item 2 of 318, Wakefield Street, Regent Square, London, EnglandBusiness1837 *  
Item 3 of 335, John Street, Bedford Row, London, EnglandBusiness1856 *  

* 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 1St Aubyn & WadlingBefore 18851885Partner 

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 6John Stacey Davis  Assistant(?) 
Item 2 of 6Henry John Wadling1858c. 1863Apprentice 
Item 3 of 6Henry John Wadlingc. 1863Before 1885AssistantLatterly Managing Clerk
Item 4 of 6William Chastel de Boinville18701875Apprentice 
Item 5 of 6William Chastel de Boinville18751882(?)Assistant 
Item 6 of 6Leonard Aloysius Scott StokesAfter 1878 Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Charles Alfred Chastel de Boinville4 January 1882for Associateship
Item 2 of 3William Chastel de Boinville9 January 1882for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Leonard Aloysius Scott Stokes9 January 1882for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914