Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Henry
Designation: Architect
Born: 1835
Died: February 1914
Bio Notes: David Henry was born in Carnoustie in 1835 and apprenticed to a cabinetmaker. He entered the office of Jesse Hall in St Andrews as an assistant in 1862. Following a period gaining wider experience in Edinburgh and studying at the Trustees' Academy, he was taken into partnership by Hall in 1874, the practice title becoming Hall & Henry. After Hall withdrew from the partnership in 1884, Henry continued the practice in St Andrews until his death in February 1914.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Carnoustie, Angus, ScotlandPrivate1835Before 1862 
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivateAfter 18621874 
Item 3 of 4St Andrews, Fife, ScotlandBusiness18741914 
Item 4 of 4Church Square, St Andrews, Fife, ScotlandBusiness1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Jesse Hall1862Before 1874Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Hall & Henry1874February 1914Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Henry Cox McCullochJuly 1890 or November 1890March 1891Assistant 

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 100 125-127 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandDate unknown
Item 2 of 1001872Union ClubSt Andrews FifeScotlandNew billiard room (The North Room at north west corner)
Item 3 of 100187515 Gibson PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotlandAs assistant to Jesse Hall (before partnership was formed)
Item 4 of 100187516 Gibson PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 5 of 1001877Dairsie Free ChurchDairsie FifeScotlandRenovation
Item 6 of 1001879CastlegateSt Andrews FifeScotlandJesse Hall for himself
Item 7 of 1001879CowansriggSt Andrews FifeScotlandAttribution by Cant in 'Three Decades of Historial Notes'
Item 8 of 1001879Imperial HotelSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 1001879The HirselSt Andrews FifeScotlandAttribution by Cant in 'Three Decades of Historial Notes'
Item 10 of 1001880sViewmount, RathelpieSt Andrews FifeScotland'Building for a New Age' attribution
Item 11 of 1001880Gibson HospitalSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 12 of 1001880ThorncroftSt Andrews FifeScotlandAttribution on stylistic grounds
Item 13 of 1001880Union ClubSt Andrews FifeScotlandProposed additions - John Milne's scheme preferred
Item 14 of 100c. 188062-64 Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 15 of 100c. 1880Glenelg and SouthgateSt Andrews FifeScotlandStylistic attribution
Item 16 of 1001883Kilrenny Town HallCellardyke FifeScotland 
Item 17 of 1001883Volunteer Hall, City RoadSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 18 of 1001884Dairsie Free Church manseDairsie FifeScotlandRestoration after fire
Item 19 of 1001884Waid AcademyAnstruther Easter FifeScotland 
Item 20 of 1001885House and shop, 19 Church StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRemodelling
Item 21 of 1001885New Town HallWhithorn WigtownshireScotland 
Item 22 of 1001886Imperial HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandExtensions
Item 23 of 1001886Rusack's HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandCentral part
Item 24 of 1001886Shop front for James Morris, bakerSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 25 of 1001886Shopfront, 86 Market Street, for Pratt, butcherSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 26 of 1001887Greenhill VillaSt Andrews FifeScotlandAdditions
Item 27 of 1001888Greyfriars Primary SchoolSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 28 of 1001888Primary SchoolCrail FifeScotland 
Item 29 of 1001889Chalmers Memorial Free ChurchAnstruther Easter FifeScotland 
Item 30 of 1001889Madras College, Masters' HousesSt Andrews FifeScotlandEast house enlarged
Item 31 of 1001890Fishermen's houses, North Castle StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 32 of 1001890Shops and houses, 80 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandMain building
Item 33 of 100c. 1890104 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandShopfront - 'Building for a New Age' attribution
Item 34 of 10018914-6 Ellice PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotlandShop front at no 4 (since replaced)
Item 35 of 10018916-8 Church StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 36 of 1001891Glasserton Parish ChurchGlasserton WigtownshireScotlandDoorway in E face and interior remodelling
Item 37 of 1001892(?)Rusack's HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandAddition of north section, to The Links
Item 38 of 100189327 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 39 of 1001893Madras Infant SchoolSt Andrews FifeScotlandAddition of wing towards street
Item 40 of 1001893St Andrew's Episcopal Church Hall and VestriesSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 41 of 10018941 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 42 of 100189498 North StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRebuilding
Item 43 of 1001894Greenhill VillaSt Andrews FifeScotlandFurther additions
Item 44 of 1001894House for Mr SwannSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 45 of 1001894Whey Pat TavernSt Andrews FifeScotlandMajor internal and external alterations
Item 46 of 100c. 1894Semi-detached villas, Estherville and Roseville, Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 47 of 1001895Cottages, 18-20 The ScoresSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 48 of 1001895Leuchars Free ChurchLeuchars FifeScotland 
Item 49 of 1001895Police StationMarkinch FifeScotland 
Item 50 of 1001895Southfield HouseAuchtermuchty FifeScotlandConverted to infectious diseases hospital
Item 51 of 10018963-5 Murray PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 52 of 1001896House in Alfred PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 53 of 1001896House(s) for David BettSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 54 of 1001896Infectious Diseases HospitalPittenweem FifeScotland 
Item 55 of 1001896Three houses in Murray ParkSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 56 of 100189710 Murray ParkSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 57 of 1001897Bain HallLeven FifeScotlandCompeition design - not successful
Item 58 of 1001897New halls, The ScoresSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 59 of 1001897St Andrews Masonic Lodge, No 25St Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 60 of 1001897Two houses at Greenside PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 61 of 100189812 and 14 Murray ParkSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 62 of 10018986-10 Murray PlaceSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 63 of 1001898House in Murray ParkSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 64 of 1001898Police Station, St Andrews RoadCrail FifeScotland 
Item 65 of 1001898Two houses on Windmill BraeSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 66 of 1001899112 South Street, first house in closeSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 67 of 1001899Kelty Police StationKelty FifeScotland 
Item 68 of 1001899Prior Letham FarmhouseSt Andrews FifeScotlandAdditions
Item 69 of 1001899St Leonard's College ChapelSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 70 of 1001900Rathelpie FeuingsSt Andrews FifeScotlandFeuing plan
Item 71 of 1001900Ring farmhouse and steadingCeres FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 72 of 1001900Three dwellings at 87 North StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 73 of 100190137-39 Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 74 of 1001901Western CemeterySt Andrews FifeScotlandGrounds and buildings
Item 75 of 1001902115-117 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 76 of 1001902St Leonard's Church and manseSt Andrews FifeScotlandSupervised building for Peter Macgregor Chalmers
Item 77 of 1001902Strathkinness SchoolStrathkinness FifeScotland 
Item 78 of 10019033-7 City RoadSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 79 of 100190336 Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 80 of 100190341-43 Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 81 of 1001903St Andrews Bowling Club Pavilion and conveniencesSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 82 of 1001904132 South Street and 1 Rose LaneSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 83 of 100190424 South StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandConversion to public house
Item 84 of 1001904Cowdenbeath Police StationCowdenbeath FifeScotland 
Item 85 of 1001905140-146 North StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRemodelling of no 140
Item 86 of 1001905Shop, 165 South Street and Bell StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandRemodelling of shop front and interior
Item 87 of 1001905Two houses at 31 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 88 of 1001906Police StationAnstruther Easter FifeScotland 
Item 89 of 100190733-35 Hepburn GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 90 of 1001907Four houses on Rose LaneSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 91 of 1001907Newport Police StationNewport FifeScotland 
Item 92 of 1001908Greyfriars Primary SchoolSt Andrews FifeScotlandAlterations
Item 93 of 100190982 Market StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandShop front
Item 94 of 1001909Inverkeithing Police StationInverkeithing FifeScotland 
Item 95 of 100191012, 14 & 16 Buchanan GardensSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 96 of 1001910Infectious Diseases HospitalPittenweem FifeScotlandExtension (was he responsible for alterations?)
Item 97 of 1001911Greyfriars Primary SchoolSt Andrews FifeScotlandDrill hall
Item 98 of 1001911Rusack's HotelSt Andrews FifeScotlandAddition of south section, to Pilmour Links
Item 99 of 100191271 North StreetSt Andrews FifeScotlandGabled addition
Item 100 of 100Before 1914Low Valleyfield Police StationLow Valleyfield FifeScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 4Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)pp38-44
Item 3 of 4Measurers\' Companion1911The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion   
Item 4 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp134

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builderearly 1914CVI p 277 - obituary
Item 2 of 2St Andrews Citizen14 February 1914  Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Messrs Walker & Pride architectsDavid Henry, 'Business Book, 1884-1914'