Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edward John Dodgshun
Designation: Architect
Born: 1854
Died: 1927
Bio Notes: Edward John Dodgshun was born in 1854 and was articled to Thomas Ambler of Leeds in 1870. He subsequently spent a year in the office of George Edmund Street in London and some time in that of William Burges before returning to Leeds to commence practice on his own account in 1875. Soon thereafter he entered into partnership with William Frederick Unsworth. Later, from 1898, he worked in partnership with George Dale Oliver, though they maintained separate offices, Dodgsahun working in Leeds and Oliver in Carlisle. Dodgshun was the President of the Leeds and Yorkshire Architectural Society for two years. He died in 1927. His son Leslie Sydney Dodgshun, born in 1875, followed him into the profession.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 42, Great Queen Street, Westminster, London, EnglandBusiness1883 *  
Item 2 of 41, East Parade, Leeds, Yorkshire, EnglandBusiness1901 *  
Item 3 of 422, Basinghall Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, EnglandBusinessBefore 1914After 1923 
Item 4 of 4Littlecroft, Boston Spa, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivateBefore 19261927 

* 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 3George Edmund Streetc. 1874c. 1874Assistant 
Item 2 of 3William Burgesc. 18741875Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Oliver & Dodgshun1898 Partner 

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 11907Kirkpatrick-Fleming Combination PoorhouseKirkpatrick-Fleming DumfriesshireScotlandAlterations


Bibliographic References

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