Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alfred Robert Pite
Designation: Architect
Born: 1832
Died: 15 February 1911
Bio Notes: Alfred Robert Pite was born in 1832, and was a pupil of William Gilbee Habershon. He left to gain experience in the office of Philip Charles Hardwick in 1851 and had emigrated to Brazil as architect to the Don Pedro Railway, 1856. He was taken into partnership by Habershon after the dissolution of the Habershon practice in 1863. He was admitted FRIBA on 5 December 1864 (proposers missing). Pite (father of William Alfred Pite and Arthur Beresford Pite) retired in 1877 at the early age of 45 (he died on 15 February 1911) and William Gilbee Habershon continued the practice with James Follet Fawckner who had been a partner since 1870.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 138, Bloomsbury Square, London, EnglandBusiness1868 *  

* 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 2William Gilbee Habershon  Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Habershon & PiteAfter 18631877Partner 

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 1Arthur Beresford Pite18771881Apprentice 

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 11871All Saints Episcopal Church, ChallochNewton Stewart WigtownshireScotland 


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