Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sydney Smirke
Designation: Architect
Born: 1841
Died: 5 June 1912
Bio Notes: Sydney Smirke was botn in 1841, the son of Sydney Smirke, architect. He was articled to his father from 1855-62 after which he travelled to the United States and settled in Philadelphia. He commenced independent practice there in 1870. From 1877-79 he travelled in Eurpoe and returned to England in about 1880.

He died on 5 June 1912.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3St John's, Richmond, Surrey, EnglandPrivate   
Item 2 of 3Philadelphia, United States of AmericaPrivate/business1861c. 1877 
Item 3 of 38, Craig's Court, Charing Cross, London, EnglandBusiness1888  

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 1Sydney Smirke18551862Apprentice 

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 1c. 1880Glasgow Municipal Buildings  GlasgowScotlandCompetition design entered under the pseudonym 'Deficit Pecuniam, deficit omne'


Bibliographic References

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