Basic Biographical Details

Name: Bertram Vaughan Johnson
Designation: Architect
Born: 1863
Died: 27 September 1928
Bio Notes: Bertram Vaughan Johnson was born in 1863. He was educated at Trinity College Cambridge and in Professor Stuart's workshop from 1885. He began his apprenticeship with Samuel Tucker in London, moving after one year to Sir Arthur Blomfield's office in 1887 where he remained for the next two years. He passed the RIBA qualifying exam in 1889 and was elected ARIBA on 31 January 1890, his proposers being Blomfield, John Macvicar Anderson and John Slater. He died on 27 September 1928.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 51, Elvanston Place, London SW, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1889 *  
Item 2 of 550, Queen Anne's Gate, London SW, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1895 *  
Item 3 of 520, Victoria Street, London SW, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1900 *  
Item 4 of 510, Queen Anne's Gate, London SW, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1914 *  
Item 5 of 5Woodlands, Beauminster, Dorset, EnglandPrivate19161926 

* 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 2Samuel Tucker18861887Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2(Sir) Arthur William Blomfield18871888Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Macvicar Anderson31 January 1890for Associateship
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Arthur William Blomfield31 January 1890for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John Slater31 January 1890for Associateship

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 11896St Brendan's ChurchSkipness ArgyllScotland 


Bibliographic References

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

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal1929v36London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp123 - obituary

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 A v11 p8 (microfiche 45/F1)