Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edward Pearson Peterson
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1843(?)
Bio Notes: Edward Pearson Peterson served his articles with William Perkin and Elisha Backhouse of Leeds from 1858 to 1863. In the latter year he entered the office of George Edmund Street as an improver, remaining there until 1865. He travelled in England and Europe for one year and assisted in various offices before commencing practice on his own account in Bradford in 1871. He was admitted FRIBA on 3 January 1881, his proposers being Edward Birchall and Henry Walker of Leeds, and Charles Hodgson Fowler. Nothing is known of him after that date.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 15, Charles Street, Bradford, Yorkshire, EnglandBusiness1880 *  

* 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 2William Perkin and Elisha Backhouse18581863Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2George Edmund Street18631865Improver 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Edward Birchall3 January 1881for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Charles Hodgson Fowler3 January 1881for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Henry Walker3 January 1881for 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 21895Vaila Hall VailaShetlandScotlandNorthern additions
Item 2 of 21899St Paul's Parish ChurchWallsMainlandShetlandScotlandDesign only - executed with modifications by Alexander Campbell


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

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 v6 p36 (microfiche 94/C5)