Basic Biographical Details

Name: John George Gibbins
Designation: Architect
Born: 1843
Died: 21 September 1932
Bio Notes: John George Gibbins was born in 1843 and was articled to Habershon & Pite from October 1861 for five years, remaining for a short period as assistant. He moved to the office of William Burges as a draughtsman in 1866 but left the following year to commence practice on his own account in Brighton, in partnership with Horatio Nelson Goulty. He continued to practise alone after Goulty's death in 1869, and was admitted FRIBA in 1888. He was Surveyor to the Brighton County Borough Mental Hospital from c.1903 for twenty-five years. He died on 21 September 1932 at Hurstpierpoint Nursing Home.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Molesworth House, Brighton, Sussex, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1888 *  
Item 2 of 343, Brunswick Road, Brighton, Sussex, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1914 *  
Item 3 of 3Hurstpierpoint Nursing Home, Sussex, EnglandPrivate1932 * Place of death

* 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 3Habershon & PiteOctober 1861October 1866Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Habershon & PiteOctober 1866Late 1866Assistant 
Item 3 of 3William BurgesLate 18661867Draughtsman 

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 2Walter John Nash Millard1871(?)1874(?)Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Arnold Dunbar Smith18831888(?)Apprentice 


Bibliographic References

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