Basic Biographical Details

Name: Herbert John Brownlee
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Herbert John Brownlee appears to have trained in New Zealand being articled to C J Bolstead of New Zealand and working as an assistant in Wanganui and elsewhere in New Zealand thereafter. He commenced independent practice in Gisborne, New Zealand in 1905 but appears to have moved to London by 1912, when he was admitted ARIBA. He later moved to South Africa, where he was practising at 148 St George's Street, Cape Town in the 1930s, having been admitted FRIBA in 1926.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3New ZealandBusinessc. 1900  
Item 2 of 3London, EnglandBusinessAfter 1912  
Item 3 of 3148, St George's Street, Cape Town, South AfricaBusiness1937 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2James MorrisMid 1933for Fellowship
Item 2 of 2Robert Ian Stewart6 December 1937for Associateship


Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.