Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Harvey
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1879(?)
Bio Notes: David Harvey was articled to Gillespie & Scott in St Andrews in 1894 and attended St Andrews 'evening science and art classes'. In 1900 he moved to England to work for Samuel Stead in Harrogate and then with William Bell at the North Eastern Railway offices in York from 1900 to 1903. In the latter year he joined the architectural staff of Hull Education Committee. He passed the qualifying exam in 1909, a considerable achievement given his lack of formal architectural teaching, and was admitted ARIBA on 29 November 1909, his proposers being William Bell (given in British Architectural Library/RIBA 'Directory of British Architects 1834-1914', probably incorrectly, as W Bully), John Slater and Edwin Thomas Hall.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 229, Ena Street, Hull, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1909 *  
Item 2 of 220, Salisbury Street, Hull, Yorkshire, EnglandPrivate/business(?)1914 *  

* 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 3Gillespie & Scott18941900Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Samuel Stead19001900Assistant 
Item 3 of 3William Bell19001903AssistantWith North Eastern Railway Company


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3William Bell29 November 1909for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Edwin Thomas Hall29 November 1909for Associateship
Item 3 of 3John Slater29 November 1909for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A v18 p128 (microfilm reel 20)