Basic Biographical Details

Name: Francis Edward Masey
Designation: Architect
Born: 1858 or 1859
Died: 3 September 1912
Bio Notes: Francis Edward Masey was born in 1858 or 1859, the son of Phillip Edward Masey. He was articled to his father from 1875 and assisted in the office of Alfred Waterhouse from 1878 to 1896. In the latter year he emigrated to South Africa where he commenced practice in Cape Town in the office of Sir Herbert Baker, who took him into partnership three years later. In 1906 their assistant Franklin Kaye Kendall was taken into partnership; the firm had offices in both South Africa and Rhodesia.

Masey appears to have been briefly in London in 1908 but he died in Salisbury, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) on 3 September 1912.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3London, EnglandBusiness   
Item 2 of 3Cape Town, South AfricaBusiness   
Item 3 of 3Salisbury, Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia toBusiness   

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 3(Sir) Herbert Baker18961899Assistant 
Item 2 of 3Herbert Baker & Masey18991906Partner 
Item 3 of 3Herbert Baker, Masey & Kendall19061909Partner 


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