Frederick William Dancker (1852-1936)

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Frederick William Dancker




Residences in the City

Dates Place Current Address Co-ordinates

Work in the City

Dates Place Current Address Co-ordinates

Published Obituary


External links

  • Collins, Julie, 'Dancker, Frederick William', Architecture Museum, University of South Australia, 2008, Architects of South Australia: [1]



  • Collins, J. (2012) 'Dancker, F.W.' in Goad, P. and Willis, J. (eds) The encyclopaedia of Australian architecture, Cambridge University Press: 191-192.
  • Dancker, F.W. (1904) Modern dwellings: 100 selected designs, Adelaide.
  • Fisher, P. and Hannaford Seamark, K. (2005) Vintage Adelaide, East Street Publications, Bowden.
  • Jensen, Elfrida and Jensen, Rolf (1980) Colonial Architecture in South Australia: a definitive chronicle of development 1836-1890 and the social history of the times, Rigby Publishers Ltd. Adelaide.
  • Marsden, S., Stark, P. and Sumerling, P. (1990) Heritage of the City of Adelaide: An illustrated guide, Corporation of the City of Adelaide, Adelaide.
  • McDougall, Katrina (1998) ‘The Commodity of Adelaide Workmen’s Homes 1890s-1930s’ in Firm(ness) commodity DE-light?: questioning the canons, papers from the 15th Annual conference of the *Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, Australia, September 1998: 252-257.
  • Page, Michael (1986) Sculptors in Space: South Australian Architects 1836-1986, RAIA, Adelaide.
  • Russell, Allison (1997) Liberated: the Dancker Collection of architectural books, an exhibition produced by Flinders Art Museum and presented at the Campus Gallery 7th November to 10th February 1998, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide.


  • Collins, J. (2007) ‘Architects and Builders of South Australia – 3, Dancker, Frederick William, 1852 – 1936’, Heritage South Australia Newsletter, March 2007: 12-14.


  • Advertiser, 6 February 1929.

‘Death of Mr F.W. Dancker, State’s Oldest Architect’, Advertiser, 29 August 1936: 22.


  • Wilkinson Sando and Wyles Ltd, Springfield: A Beautiful Setting for beautiful homes protected by building restrictions, no date c.1920s, photocopy held at Architecture Museum, Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design, University of South Australia (LLSAM).


  • RAIA South Australia Significant 20th Century Architecture (1986) card index, LLSAM.