Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Frank Atkinson
Designation: Architect
Born: 1869
Died: 15 June 1923
Bio Notes: Robert Frank Atkinson was born in Liverpool in 1869 and was articled to James Francis Doyle from 1886, remaining as his assistant for six years after completing his apprenticeship. He commenced practice on his own account in Liverpool in 1897 and practised in London from 1901. He died in Leeds on 15 June 1923.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Liverpool, EnglandBusiness18971901 
Item 2 of 3London, EnglandBusiness1901Before 1923 
Item 3 of 3Leeds, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivate1923 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 4Septimus WarwickAfter 1898Before 1905Assistant 
Item 2 of 4Robert AtkinsonAfter 1905Before 1909Assistant 
Item 3 of 4(Captain) George Luard AlexanderAfter 1906Before 1912Assistant 
Item 4 of 4James William Spence19081910Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert Atkinson28 February 1910for 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 1c. 1906Selfridges  LondonEnglandPartially responsible for first phase (acting for Waring & White); input also from Albert D Millar of Daniel H Burnham's office in Chicago, and others


Bibliographic References

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