Basic Biographical Details

Name: Stanley Birkett
Designation: Architect
Born: 1884
Died: 1959
Bio Notes: Stanley Birkett was born in 1884, the son of Isaiah Robert Edmondson Birkett, architect, Manchester, and began his training in his father's office in 1901. He was articled to James Lindsay Grant in 1903 and returned to his father's office three years later as assistant. He studied under Professor Stewart Henbest Capper at the Manchester School of Architecture and passed the qualifying exam in 1910. The following year he was admitted ARIBA on 27 March, his proposers being Paul Ogden, Percy Scott Worthington and James William Beaumont, and was taken into partnership by his father as I R E Birkett & Son. He became the sole partner in 1923. His father died in 1933, and he himself in 1959.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 34, Albert Square, Manchester, EnglandBusinessBefore 1911After 1914 
Item 2 of 3Fern Lea/25, Clyde Street, West Didsbury, Manchester, EnglandPrivateBefore 1911After 1926 
Item 3 of 316, John Dalton Street, Manchester, EnglandBusinessBefore 1932After 1934 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James William Beaumont27 March 1911for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Paul Ogden27 March 1911for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Percy Scott Worthington27 March 1911for Associateship

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 11932Refuge Assurance Office (with Bank of Scotland at ground floor), Renfield Street  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1926    

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 v19 no2143 (microfilm reel 20)