Basic Biographical Details

Name: Henry Hewitt Bridgman (junior)
Designation: Architect
Born: 1877
Bio Notes: Henry Hewitt Bridgman was born in 1877, the son of the London architect of the same name. He was articled to his father and joined him in partnership in 1898. His father died in the same year. The younger Bridgman continued to practise in London for a further five years until 1903 when he emigrated to South Africa and joined Thomas H Hitchin in Cape Town as an assistant. In 1906 he joined the Cape Colony Public Works Department, remaining there until 1908 when he recommenced practice on his own account in Oudtshoorn. There he was in partnership with Freeman, and later with Tom Simpson, who was his proposer when he was admitted LRIBA in 1911.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3London, EnglandBusiness18981903 
Item 2 of 3Cape Town, South AfricaBusiness19031908 
Item 3 of 3Oudtshoorn, South AfricaBusiness1908  

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 1Henry Hewitt Bridgmanc. 18921898Apprentice 


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L v11 no611 (microfilm reel 33)