Basic Biographical Details

Name: Claude Cornelius Tom Warnes
Born: c. 1881
Bio Notes: Claude Cornelius Tom Warnes was born c.1881 and articled to William Nicholas Thomson of Leith from 1897 to 1902, attending the Edinburgh School of Applied Art from 1900 to 1905; his RIBA nomination paper does not indicate which office he was in 1903-05 or subsequently. He passed the qualifying exam in 1913 and was admitted ARIBA in 1914, his proposers being Alexander Lorne Campbell, John Nichol Scott and William Thomas Oldrieve suggesting that he may have spent some time assisting the J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell practice and possibly the Office of Works. His office address at that date was 22 North Bridge and his home address 19 Dalziel Place. By 1918 he was acting as Government Architect from an office in Leith.

No work is known.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 322, North Bridge Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1914 *  
Item 2 of 319, Dalziel Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1914 *  
Item 3 of 3Leith, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1918After 1920 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1William Nicholas Thomson18971902Apprentice 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Edward Hamilton Bloomfield19181920Chief Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Alexander Lorne CampbellEarly 1914for Associateship
Item 2 of 3William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)Early 1914for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John Nichol ScottEarly 1914for Associateship


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v22 no2498 (microfilm reel 22); also papers of Edward Hamilton Bloomfield (A no3387 (microfilm reel 26)) which state he was Government Architect in Leith