George Allen Mansfield
|George Allen Mansfield|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Spouse(s)||Mary Emma Allen|
|Practice||John Fredrick Hilly|
Born in 1834 in Sydney, his father, the Reverend Ralph Mansfield, had been a Methodist missionary. He was educated at the privately run school of Mr. W. T. Cape and then articled with the architect John Fredrick Hilly.
He married Mary Emma Allen, third daughter of prominent politician and solicitor George Allen, and had seven children. The family lived in Tranby, Glebe, which was designed by Mansfield. They then lived at Oakwood in Bridge Road From 1864 to 1869, and Lynedoch in Glebe Road from 1870 to 1879.
Mansfield was a lieutenant in the Glebe branch of the New South Wales Militia, a commissioner for Peace and an alderman for Glebe Council. Mansfield was also a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the founder and first president of the Institute of Architecture NSW (now Australian Institute of Architects).
- Castle Hill Public School, Sydney
- Cleveland Street Public School
- Crown Street Public School
- The Old School, Darlington
- Mudgee Public School (part)
- Newcastle East Public School
- North Sydney Technical High School (1876–1877)
- Pyrmont Public School
- Redfern Public School (now demolished)
- Rosebank College
- Sussex Street Primary School, Sydney
- Toxteth Park for his inlaws
- Carthona, Darling Point
- 'The Warren' at Marrickville
- Coombing Park at Carcoar for the founders of Cobb and Co
- Australia Hotel (now demolished for the MLC Centre)
- several bank buildings for the Commercial Bank of Australia, now Westpac
- AMP offices in Pitt Street, Sydney
- Much of commercial building stock of O’Connell Street
- The Darling Harbour facilities of AGL Energy (now Demolished)
- Mansfield House in Maitland
- Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Admission Block and Victoria & Albert Pavilions (1904)
- History House, Macquarie Street offices for the Royal Australian Historical Society
- Macleay Museum, (University of Sydney)
Portrait shown here
- "page 6". The Sydney Morning Herald. 21 January 1908 – via Trove, National Library of Australia.
- Glebe Walks.
- George Allen Mansfield Retrieved 8 May 2017.
- Sydney Morning Herald 21 Jan 1908.page 6.
- NSW chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects Webpage
- Planning department report for Red Fern Public School.
- Dictionary of Sydney
- "North Sydney Technical High School (former), New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H00517". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
- CBC officers Club Website.
- The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 21 January 1908 page 6.
- Glebe Walks Webpage.
- Royal Australian Historical Society Website.