Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sydney Tugwell
Designation: Architect
Born: 1869
Died: 23 July 1938
Bio Notes: Sydney Tugwell was born in 1869 and was articled to Edward John May from 1885 to 1889. He attended the RA Schools where he first met Harold Ogle Tarbolton and later they met again when working a fellow assistants with Gerald Callcott Horsley. By 1895 Tugwell was living in Edinburgh, sharing a house in Riddles Court with Hamilton More Nisbet, following a period with Ernest Newton. He formed a brief partnership with Harold Ogle Tarbolton about this year but by 1897 he had left to re-commence practice first at Scarborough and then at Bournemouth from 1900. He died on 23 July 1938.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Riddles Court, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1895 *  
Item 2 of 3Scarborough, Yorkshire, EnglandBusinessBefore 18971900 
Item 3 of 3Bournemouth, Hampshire, EnglandBusiness1900  

* 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 4Edward John May18851889Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Gerald Callcott HorsleyAfter 1889 Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Ernest NewtonAfter 1889 Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Tarbolton & Tugwellc. 18951897Partner 

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 21895Bank buildings for the Halifax & Huddersfield Banking Co   England(Competition?) design
Item 2 of 21895House for H Mansfield Robinson  SurreyEngland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal12 September 1938v45London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp993 - obituary