Basic Biographical Details

Name: George William Cooper
Designation: Architect
Born: 1875
Bio Notes: George William Cooper was born in 1875 and articled to Raeburn & Lyle of Edinburgh in 1891. He then served as chief assistant to William Batt of Belfast from 1898 to 1902, subsequently representing Herbert Walker & Son of Nottingham at their branch office in Sleaford, Lincolnshire until he commenced private practice in that town in 1910. He was admitted LRIBA in the mass intake of 20 July 1911, Walker being his sole proposer.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Quarrington, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, EnglandPrivate1911 *  

* 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 4Raeburn & Lyle1891c. 1895(?)Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Lyle & Constablec. 1895(?)1898(?)Apprentice(?) 
Item 3 of 4William Batt18981902Chief Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Herbert Walker & Son19021910 Managed branch office in Sleaford, Lincolnshire


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Herbert Walker20 July 1911for Licentiateship

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 3After 1902Large house for E H Godson Esq, HeckingtonSleaford (near) LincolnshireEngland 
Item 2 of 3After 1902Primitive Methodist ChapelSleaford LincolnshireEngland 
Item 3 of 3After 1902SchoolsSleaford (near) LincolnshireEngland 


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 L v16 no1193