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PINCHIN, Robert

Born: ?
Died: 1888 05 09

Architect


Apears to have been a civil engineer and entrepreneur working in Port Elizabeth from about 1860. In about 1862 he invited GW SMITH into partnership (cf PINCHIN & SMITH). The partnership continued until Smith left for Australia in 1868. Pinchin and Smith worked again in partnership from 1881 until Pinchin's death in 1883 (Heroldt gives the date as 1888). Pinchin Lane in Port Elizabeth was named after him.

(Heroldt 1988; Smith 1985; Port Elizabeth Museum, Dwgs; Looking Back 16 (1) Mar 1976:7-8, article on GW Smith)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.