Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London. John Knox Vinycomb, who was born on 14 June 1880, was probably the son of John Vinycomb, Art Director of the Belfast publishing house of Marcus Ward & Co., and his wife Dora.(1) He served his articles with J.J. PHILLIPS & SON  PHILLIPS & SON in Belfast from 1894 to 1899 and next worked as an assistant the office of CARROLL & BATCHELOR  CARROLL & BATCHELOR of Dublin until 1903. He then left Ireland for London, where he set up in independent practice in 1908. The rest of his career was spent in England. He died in 1952.

AAI:(2) elected member, 1900; wins AAI Travelling Studentship for session 1902-3;(3) no longer on list of members after 1905.
RIBA: elected licentiate, 24 June 1912, having been proposed by FREDERICK BATCHELOR FREDERICK BATCHELOR , T.H. Rhodes and another; elected FRIBA, 29 November 1926, having been proposed by Batchelor, CHARLES ERNEST ELCOCK  CHARLES ERNEST ELCOCK and T. Willis.

Address: Riverside, Holywood, Belfast, 1903.(4)


All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 874.

(1) www.familysearch.org. See also IB 51, 30 Oct 1909, 683.
(2) From lists of AAI members in AAI Green Books.
(3) AAI Green Book (1904), 57.
(4) See note 2, above.