James Henry Lang

Place of Birth

  • Born: 1880 Hackney London
  • Married:  27 September 1909 Edith MacLugh at St Michael’s Church, Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Died: -

James Henry Lang, the son of James Lang, engineer, and his wife Mary was born in Hackney, London, in 1880 to where the family had moved from Patricroft, Eccles, about 1878. By 1891 the family had returned to Manchester. Between 1897 and 1903 James Henry Lang he was articled to Joseph Nodal whilst attending Manchester Municipal Schools of Art and Technology and remained with him as his assistant. From 1904 he worked as an assistant to Henry Lindley of Ashton-under-Lyne and Albert Edward Dixon before commencing independent practice in Manchester in 1907. He was elected LRIBA in 1911, proposed by P S Worthington and the Manchester Society of Architects.

1909: James H Lang, architect, 77 King Street, Manchester
1911: James H Lang, architect, 77 King Street, Manchester

1891: Collyhurst Street Manchester
1901: King Street Stalybridge Dukinfield (census)
1909: James H Lang, architect, 744 Ashton New Road, (Slater)
1911: Market Avenue, Ashton-under-Lyne
1913: 16 Caldy Road, Aintree Liverpool
1919: James Henry Lang “The Croft” Higher Mottram Road Stalybridge
1922-1927: James Henry Lang 26 Laverton Road, St Anne’s-on-the-Sea
1929: The White House” High Lane. near Stockport
1936: James Henry Lang 54 St Thomas’s Road, St Anne’s-on-the-Sea

Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001) volume II page 11
Who’s who in Architecture 1914
Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720-1940 (web site accessed March 2013