John Frederick Fogerty

John Frederick Fogerty ARIBA (1863–1938), was an Irish architect and engineer active late 19th-century Limerick, London, Shropshire, Bournemouth, Pretoria, and Zambia.[1] Born in Limerick, he was the son of architect William Fogerty, grandson of architect and engineer John Fogerty (engineer), and nephew of engineer and novelist Joseph Fogerty.[1] He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Queen's College, Cork in 1883, and attended the South Kensington Art School the year later.[1] He was articled to Sir Thomas Drew. In 1889, he established his office at Wellington, Shropshire, and entered into partnership with Reginald George Pinder in Bournemouth in 1893, later amalgamating Pearce & Parnell of Bournemouth in 1902.[1] He emigrated to South Africa in 1914 and enlisted at the outbreak of the First World War, serving time in South Africa, the Isle of Wight, Palestine, and Poona, India. During the interwar period, he worked as an engineer in Pretoria's Public Works Department, before becoming borough surveyor in Lusaka, Zambia, in 1926, where he died in 1938.[1]

John Frederick Fogerty
NationalityBritish / Irish (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland)
OccupationArchitect, Engineer, Borough surveyor, Veteran


His works include East Cliff Hall, Bournemouth (1897–1907) mansion for Merton and Annie Russell-Cotes.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Irish Architectural Archive, Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720-1940.FOGERTY, FREDERICK JOSEPH(Accessed 12 Oct 2010)