Basic Biographical Details

Name: Haswell & Johnson
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1858
Ended: Before 1861
Bio Notes: Francis Robert Newton Haswell was born in Southwark, London on 31 March 1834. He was articled to John S Middleton of Darlington from 1849 to 1854, and remained in his office as managing clerk in the latter year. He commenced practice in North Shields in 1856.

In 1858 he entered into partnership with Robert James Johnson. Johnson was two years older than him, born in 1832, and had also trained in Middleton's office, subsequently working as an assistant in the practice of Sir George Gilbert Scott in London from 1849 until joining Haswell in partnership in North Shields. In

The partnership appears to have been dissolved by 1861 when Johnson had an address in London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1North Shields, Tyneside, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert James Johnson1858Before 1861(?)Partner 
Item 2 of 2Francis Robert Newton Haswell1858Before 1861Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 11858Trinity Church  EdinburghScotlandWon open competition (joint first place with Lanyon & Lynn?) - not built


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. 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.