Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Hurst
Designation: Architect
Born: 1787
Died: 8 December 1844
Bio Notes: William Hurst was born in Doncaster in 1787 and was articled to William Lindley there. He practised on his own account in Doncaster in partnership with John Woodhead. After Woodhead's death in 1838 he took William Lambie Moffatt (sometimes spelt Moffat) into partnership, and for the next six years Hurst and Moffatt had a flourishing practice, particularly for churches financed by The Incorporated Church Building Society.

Hurst died on 8 December 1844.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Doncaster, Yorkshire, EnglandBusiness   

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 1Hurst & Moffatt18381844Partner 

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 1John Thomas Rocheadc. 18371838Assistant 

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 191838Union workhouseRotherham YorkshireEngland 
Item 2 of 191838Union workhouseThorne YorkshireEngland 
Item 3 of 191839Chatsworth Estate, unspecified work  DerbyshireEngland 
Item 4 of 191839New Independent ChapelLeeds YorkshireEngland 
Item 5 of 191839Union workhouseDoncaster YorkshireEngland 
Item 6 of 191840Grosmont ChurchGrosmont YorkshireEngland 
Item 7 of 191840The Ship Hotel and Westgate improvementsRotherham YorkshireEngland 
Item 8 of 19c. 1840Union workhouseGateshead NorthumberlandEngland 
Item 9 of 191841Christ ChurchArdsley YorkshireEngland 
Item 10 of 191841Holy Trinity ChurchThurgoland YorkshireEngland 
Item 11 of 191841St Mary's ChurchWoodsetts YorkshireEngland 
Item 12 of 191841St Peter's ChurchRockferry CheshireEngland 
Item 13 of 191842St James's ChurchRawcliffe YorkshireEngland 
Item 14 of 191842Welbeck Abbey, Clipstone ArchwayWelbeck NottinghamshireEngland 
Item 15 of 191843Savings BankDoncaster YorkshireEngland 
Item 16 of 191843St John's ChurchGoole YorkshireEngland 
Item 17 of 191843The Corn MarketDoncaster YorkshireEngland 
Item 18 of 191844Borough GaolLeeds YorkshireEngland 
Item 19 of 191844Hook ChurchHook YorkshireEnglandRestoration


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 2Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Press