Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Henry Gunton
Designation: Architect
Born: 1887
Died: 1974
Bio Notes: William Henry Gunton was born in 1881, the son of Josiah Gunton, and was articled to his father's firm of Gordon & Gunton in 1907, attenging classes at King's College, London. He passed the qualifying exam in 1910 and was admitted ARIBA on 5 December that year, his proposers being Rowland Plumbe, his father's partner Henry Thomas Gordon, and Edward Blakeway I'Anson.

Gunton was taken into partnership by his father in 1916. In 1918 the partnership was joined by Thomas Anderson Moodie. This partnership lasted until 1938, the elder Gunton having died in 1930.

William Henry Gunton died in 1974.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Balvenie, Orchard Road, Bromley, Kent, EnglandPrivate1910 *  
Item 2 of 2Finsbury House, Blomfield Street, London, EnglandBusinessBefore 1910After 1927 

* 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 1Gunton & Gunton19161938Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2Morton Angus Mackenzie14 November 1944for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2Thomas Anderson Moodie14 February 1927for Fellowship


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