Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Francis Armstrong
Designation: Architect
Born: 13 June 1889
Died: 1971
Bio Notes: Thomas Francis Armstrong was born in Portobello on 13 June 1889. He was a pupil of H Percy Adams from 1907. From 1911 until 1923 he was an employee of the Public Works Department, the Government of Bombay as Agency Engineer in charge of the District. In 1924 he returned to Britain and took a post as technical assistant (1st class grade B) with the LCC. From the following year he was in private practice in Kent. He was elected LRIBA on 5 March 1934.

He died in Watford between April and June 1971.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Grasmere, Heathcote Road, Dartford, Kent, EnglandPrivate19331934 

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 3H Percy Adams13 June 1907 Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Public Works Secretariat, Bombay19111923AssistantAs Agency engineer
Item 3 of 3London County Council Architects' Department (LCC Architects' Department)19241932AssistantTechnical assistant


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3George Topham Forrest5 March 1934For Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3William Thomas Sadler5 March 1934For Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3G J Wheeler5 March 1934For Licentiateship


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 no4667 (Combined Box 10)