Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Larner Sugden
Designation: Architect
Born: 5 October 1850
Died: 18 June 1901
Bio Notes: William Larner Sugden was born in Leek, Staffordshire on 5 October 1850, the son of William Sugden. He was educated at Leek Grammar School and was articled to his father in 1868, commencing practice in partnership with him in 1881. He continued practice alone after his father's death in 1892, and was admitted FRIBA on 13 June that year, his proposers being Charles Lynam, Maurice Bingham Adams and Samuel Flint Clarkson. He was appointed Surveyor to Stoke-on-Trent District Council in 1895. He died on 18 June 1901.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 113, Derby Street, Leek, Staffordshire, EnglandBusiness1883 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

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 3(Reverend) Edward SugdenAfter 1866(?)Before 1878(?)ApprenticeRev E Sugden probably trained with William Sugden, but it is not certain
Item 2 of 3Alexander Ellis AndersonAfter 1889Before 1893Assistant 
Item 3 of 3John Donald Mills18961899Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Maurice Bingham Adams13 June 1892for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Samuel Flint Clarkson13 June 1892for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Charles Lynam13 June 1892for Fellowship

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 21920Lochton House  PerthshireScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 2 of 21931Lochton House  PerthshireScotlandAlterations and additions


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 3Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell 
Item 3 of 3Lovenbury, G A1975The Sugdens of Leek Leek: published by the author 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder6 July 1901v81 p16 - obituary
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal1901v8London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp438 - obituary

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 F v11 p127 (microfiche 113/B3)