Title
Prof
First name(s)
James
Surname
Bartlett
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *4
  • Demonstrator of Architecture and Building Construction, 1891-1900
  • Evening Class Lecturer of Constructional Drawing, 1892-1896 
  • Evening Class Lecturer on Quantities, 1892-1896 
  • Assistant Lecturer of Architecture and Building Construction, 1900-1912

Education & professional details

Position(s) held (non King's College London)

Lecturer on Arts of Construction, & Architect and Surveyor, London University 1910.

Professional activities Refs: *5 *6

Member of Society of Architects; Exhibitor at the Royal Academy (1899); One of the founder members of the Quantity Surveyor's Association (1903; Royal Engineers (Army); Licentiates of the Royal Institute of Architects L.R.I.B.A Number 2987 (1925-1932); Examiner for the City and Guilds, London County Council, Manchester Council, and Masons & Co. Ltd.

Publications Ref: *7

Contributed 22 Articles to the Encyclopedia Britannica Eleventh Edition Vol XXVI. BARTLETT, JAMES. (J. BT.) Building; Carpentry; Heating; Masonry; Roofs; Sewerage: Timber; Ventilation; & c.

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *1
1858
Place of birth Ref: *1
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Date of death Ref: *2
27th February 1938
Place of death Ref: *2
Woking, Surrey
Family details

Married Elizabeth Jane Smith in 1878. They had seven children of whom five were living in 1911.

Notes Refs: *8 *9

  • The Society of Architects was formed in 1884 and continued until 1925 when it merged with the R.I.B.A. James Bartlett was considered to be " the well-known Architect" in 1910; Who's Who in Architecture 1923, Bartlett, James M.S.A, The Rest, Commercial Road, Woking, Surrey; 1914 business address 8 Bream Buildings, Chancery Lane, London W.C. The Quantity Surveyors Association was formed in 1903 and amalgamated with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 1922.
  • 15th November 1897, Lectured on " Setting Out Work and Bye Laws" at the Carpenters' Hall. London; 4th March 1910, Letter to the Directors of the Standard Electric Theatres Ltd. from his company address 8, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane, London EC, regarding the suitability of the King's Hall, Margate for their acquisition.
  • Copy of a local (Woking, Surrey) newspaper report of Prof. Bartlett's funeral on March 1938.
  • Probate London. 7th September 1938, left £985 14s to his widow Elizabeth Jane Bartlett.

* References

  1. 1861 Census RG9 638 page 17
  2. England & Wales National Probate Calendar 1938
  3. The newspaper report on Prof. Bartlett's funeral in his Biographical File at the R.I.B.A Library, Portland Place, London
  4. Kings College Archives Calendars
  5. R.I.B.A Kalendar 1931-1932 page 308, Register of Licentiates
  6. Royal Academy Exhibitors Directory of Contributors 1769-1904 by Algernon Groves published by Henry Graves & Co. Ltd. Vol.1 page 135 Bartlett. J. Architect (1899) 1628 Victoria Institute, Wadhurst;
  7. https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica/Contributors
  8. London Morning Post 15th November 1897
  9. London Daily News 16th March 1910
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