Basic Biographical Details

Name: Henry Albert Saul
Designation: Architect
Born: 1869
Died: April 1933
Bio Notes: Henry Albert Saul was born in 1869 and was articled to Herbert Duncan Searles-Wood from 1886 to 1889 and attended the Royal Academy Schools, the Architectural Association and classes at South Kensington Museum. During this period he travelled extensively in France Italy, Holland and South Germany and made 'many delightful sketches'. Thereafter he took up posts successively with the Home Office, Prisons Department (1889-90), London County Council Architects Department (1890) and passed the qualifying exam in 1891 and became ARIBA on 7 March 1892, his proposers being Searles-Wood, T Blashill and Edward Vigers. He commenced independent practice in 1896 and served as Deputy Architect to the Ministry of Health during the First World War.

He died in April 1933.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

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 4Herbert Duncan Searles-Wood18861889Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4Home Office, Prisons Department18891890Assistant 
Item 3 of 4London County Council Architects' Department (LCC Architects' Department)1890Before 1896Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Ministry of Health19141918Deputy Architect 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Blashill7 March 1892for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Herbert Duncan Searles-Wood7 March 1892for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Edward Vigers7 March 1892for Associateship

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 1c. 1916Police StationGretna Green DumfriesshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Royal Academy exhibitors    1905-1907
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder28 April 1933  Obituary p704
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal27 May 1933v40London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp600 - obituary