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Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Alfred Gotch
Designation: Architect
Born: 28 September 1852
Died: 17 January 1942
Bio Notes: John Alfred Gotch commenced practice in 1878 in Kettering and London. He worked in partnership with Charles Saunders as Gotch & Saunders. They were later joined by Henry Ralph Surridge. Gotch's nephew Laurence Mursell Gotch also became an architect, receiving his training in his uncle's firm.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Kettering, Northamptonshire, EnglandPrivate/business1852After 1878 
Item 2 of 2London, EnglandBusinessBefore 18781942 

Employment and Training

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 3John Reginald BestMarch 1886November 1886Clerk 
Item 2 of 3Thomas Roger KitsellAfter 1887Before 1893Assistant 
Item 3 of 3William Somerville Beaumont18971898Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4Robert Shekleton Balfour4 December 1893for Associateship
Item 2 of 4Edith Mary Wardlaw Burnet Hughes (née Burnet)5 December 1927For Associateship, but was not ratified
Item 3 of 4Thomas Roger Kitsell8 June 1891for Associateship
Item 4 of 4Frank Coutts WebsterLate 1930for Fellowship


Bibliographic References

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


© All rights reserved. Building News 21 March 1890 

© All rights reserved. Building News 21 March 1890