Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Garrard Elgood
Designation: Architect
Born: 1833 or 1834
Died: 8 March 1893
Bio Notes: John Garrard Elgood was born in Leicester in 1833 or 1834. He was articled to Henry Bowman and Joseph Stretch Crowther of Manchester from 1848 to 1854. In 1855 he moved to become an assistant in the office of Thomas Worthington who took him into partnership in 1881. He passed the qualifying exam and was admitted ARIBA on 9 February 1874, his proposers being Worthington, Edward Salomons and Robert Jewll Withers. He was admitted FRIBA on 13 January 1890 and died at Swiss Cottage, Bowden, Manchester on 8 March 1893.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Lombard Chambers/46, Brown Street, Manchester, EnglandBusiness1890 *  

* 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 3Henry Bowman and Joseph Stretch Crowther18481854Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Thomas Worthington18551881Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Worthington & Elgood18811893Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Edward Salomons9 February 1874for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Robert Jewell Withers9 February 1849for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Thomas Worthington9 February 1874for Associateship

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 11881Glasgow Municipal Buildings  GlasgowScotlandFourth premiated competition design for second competition


Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 April 1893