Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Brown
Designation: Architect
Born: Between 1900 and 1910
Bio Notes: Thomas Brown was born in the first decade of the twentieth century. He served his articles with Hayward & Maynard from 1923-1926, meanwhile taking evening classes at the Northern Polytechnic in London. In 1927 he became an assistant with E B Musman buit after a year moved to the office of A H F Webbe in Slough, Berkshire. The years between 1928 and 1934 have not been accounted for but in the latter year he became a senior assistant with Petters & Warner, moving to a similar post with Henry Tanner in 1935 and remaining with him until at least 1951, if not later. He was elected ARIBA in 1947 and FRIBA in 1952, his proposers for the latter being Edward J Dowling, Edward Foster and David Stokes. He was in partnership with ___ as Brown & Rushton in the late 1970s and was still operating in 1981. He disappears from directories in the mid-1980s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 272, Robin Hood Way, Greenford, Middlesex, EnglandBusinessc. 1950After 1984 
Item 2 of 2134, Fenchurch Street, London, EnglandBusiness1951 * Tanner's address

* 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 5Hayward & Maynard19231927Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5Ernest Bender Musman19271928Assistant 
Item 3 of 5A H F Webbe19281929Assistant 
Item 4 of 5Petters & Warner19341935Senior Assistant 
Item 5 of 5(Sir) Henry Tanner19351951Senior Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Edward Thorne Dowling12 July 1951For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Edward Forster12 July 1951For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3David Dominic Scott Stokes12 July 1951For Fellowship

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 1Before 1951HouseArdnamurchan ArgyllScotlandAs senior assistant with Tanner


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 Thomas Brown: F no4699 (Combined box 30)