- Born 16 March 1880
- Died 9 January 1971 (CHECK)
Fred Thorpe was born Oldham and educated at Oldham Higher Grade School. He was articled to Thomas Taylor 1896-1901 and remained as his assistant 1901-1906, then commencing independent practice in Oldham in 1906 and Uppermill in 1909. Elected Licentiate RIBA in 1911 proposed by A P Shaw, T H H Vowles, R B Preston. In 1939 he joined in partnership with Gordan Philip Whyman under the style of Fred Thorpe and Whyman. After the Second World War Harry Briggs joined the partnership, then renamed Thorpe Whyman and Briggs. His son, Stephen Briggs, followed him into the practice, before finally retiring to Norfolk in 2007.
1911 7 Clegg Street, Oldham
1914 Union Bank Chambers, Oldham
1939 Fred Thorpe and Whyman Union Bank Chambers, Church Lane, Oldham
2009 Thorpe Whyman & Briggs Highlands, 85 Windsor Road, Oldham, OL8 4AL
1911 Manor House, Greenfield, Oldham (1911)
1914 Moorlands, Greenfield, Oldham (1914)
1924-1929 Fred Thorpe [Architect] The Haven, Greenfield.
Reference Who's who in architecture (1914) with list of works
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