Basic Biographical Details

Name: Petch & Petch
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1914
Ended: 1915
Bio Notes: Ernest Scott Petch was born c.1881, the son of J Caleb Petch, architect, Scarborough. He was educated at St Martin's Grammar School, Scarborough and Silcoates College, Wakefield, and was articled to his father from 1901 to 1906 during which period he attended Scarborough School of Art. In 1907-08 he was in an unspecified London office, perhaps not architectural, to enable him to study at King's College, London. From there he obtained a place in the office of Percy Robinson of Leeds 1908-09, from which he took classes at Leeds Art School. He passed the qualifying exam in 1909 and was admitted ARIBA on 29 November that year, his proposers being Robinson and Ernest Richard Eckitt Sutton and Arthur William Brewill, both of Nottingham. In 1911 he obtained a temporary place in the Edinburgh office of the Office of works under William Thomas Oldrieve where he remained until April 1914 when he joined an unspecified private firm prior to entering into partnership with his father. As a territorial he was called up and attached to the 4th Royal Scots in August of the same year. He was killed at Gallipoli, 28 June 1915.

Private and Business Addresses

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

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Ernest Scott Petch19141915Partner 
Item 2 of 2J Caleb Petch19141915Partner 


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