Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Henry Bidlake
Designation: Architect
Born: 1862
Died: 6 April 1938
Bio Notes: William Henry Bidlake worked as assistant in the offices of R W Edis and Bodley & Garner in London and subsequently with Wardrop & Anderson in Edinburgh, where he assisted on the competition designs for the Imperial Institute in London. He commenced independent practice in Birmingham in 1887. He was Professor at Birmingham School of Art c.1900. He died in 1938.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 124, Waterloo Street, Birmingham, EnglandBusiness1887 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Wardrop & Anderson18871887Assistant 
Item 2 of 3Bodley & GarnerBefore 18871887Assistant 
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Robert William EdisBefore 1887Before 1887Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11887Imperial Institute  LondonEnglandUnsuccessful competition design - as assistant to Wardrop & Anderson


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Journal25 April 1938v45London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp622 - obituary
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal23 May 1938v45London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp720 - reminiscence by F W Troup