Basic Biographical Details

Name: George Granger Fleming
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1865
Died: 1922
Bio Notes: George Granger Fleming was born in Glasgow c.1865, the son of Michael H Fleming, calico printer's salesman, and his wife Isabella who was English. He was described as an architect in the 1891 census, the second of seven children living in the parental home at 5 Kersland Street.

About 1891 he emigrated to South Africa. (Migration records indicate that a Mr G Fleming sailed to the Cape on 8 October 1892). He was employed by W H Stucke in Bloemfontein as an assistant before opening his own practice in 1895. He was listed as practising in Johannesburg in 1896 and became (n.d.) Town Engineer, Johannesburg. He was in practice in Pretoria with J Ellis in 1899. In 1898-99 he was listed working in Lovedale, perhaps in connection with buildings at the mission. His last recorded building was in 1914.

He died in Johannesburg in 1922.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 15, Kersland Street, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1891 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildings 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 3Census records onlineCensuses  
Item 2 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson
Item 3 of & Emigration records