Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Guthrie Henderson
Designation: Architect
Died: 8 February 1948
Bio Notes: James Guthrie Henderson was articled to William Alexander, Town Architect of Dundee, in 1879, and studied at the Dundee School of Art. He remained with Alexander for a year as junior assistant after completing his apprenticeship, subsequently moving to Aberdeen where he worked for J Russell Mackenzie for two-and-a-half years. In 1887 he came to London, joining the Architectural Association and working for a succession of offices before finding a permanent post with Thomas William Cutler in 1889. He passed the qualifying exam in April 1895 and was admitted ARIBA in the middle of the following year, his proposers being Cutler, Thomas Harris and R Phené Spiers. At that time he was still working for Cutler.

He died on 8 February 1948.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 199, Fordwych Road, West Hampstead, London, EnglandPrivate1896 *  

* 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 4William Alexander18791883ApprenticeWilliam Alexander as Dundee Town Architect
Item 2 of 4William Alexander18831884Junior AssistantWilliam Alexander as Dundee Town Architect
Item 3 of 4John Russell Mackenzie18841887Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Thomas William Cutler1889After 1896Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas William CutlerMid 1896for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas HarrisMid 1896for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Richard Phené SpiersMid 1896for Associateship


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 A v13 p110 (microfiche 62/F4)