Basic Biographical Details

Name: Fergus Carstairs Rogers
Designation: Architect
Born: 1864
Died: 1927
Bio Notes: Fergus Carstairs Rogers was born in 1864 and was educated at Dollar Academy and George Watson's Schoolin Edinburgh. He went to London where he was articled to John Macvicar Anderson and attended the South Kensington Schools. He noted in his LRIBA nomination papers (1925) that he had worked for five years in the office of a president of the RIBA whom he did not identify. He subsequently emigrated to South Africa where he was employed by the Public Works Department in Kimberley before commencing independent practice there in 1892. He was admitted LRIBA in 1925. He died two years later.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessAfter 1864c. 1879(?) 
Item 2 of 5London, EnglandPrivateAfter 1879(?)1892(?) 
Item 3 of 5Kimberley, South AfricaBusiness1892  
Item 4 of 51a, Lanyon Terrace, Kimberley, South AfricaPrivate1914 *  
Item 5 of 51 Gordon Chambers, Stockdale Street, Kimberley, South AfricaBusiness1914 *  

* 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 1John Macvicar AndersonAfter 1879Before 1892Apprentice 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Patrick Joseph Hill  Apprentice 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914   Includes list of works
Item 3 of Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildings 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal14 January 1928v35London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp168 - obituary