Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Stewart Wood
Designation: Architect
Born: 16 January 1880
Bio Notes: Arthur Stewart Wood was born on 16 January 1880, probably in Aberdeen. In 1895 he entered the office of Leslie & Hay, builders, Aberdeen to gain practical experience before being articled to the Aberdeen School Board architect John Alexander Ogg Allan, 1896-1900, during which period he attended Gray's School of Art and Robert Gordon's College. He remained with Allan as assistant until 1901 when he joined the staff of the War Office Architects Department. His employment there ended in 1903 when he found work with Robert Stephen Ayling of Westminster until he was re-engaged by the War Office in 1906. He was admitted LRIBA in 1910, his proposers being Arthur Rutherford Jemmett of Westminster, Ayling and Charles Edward Mallows, also of Westminster. At that time he was still working in the War Office, and was living in Twickenham.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Home Cottage, Riverside, Twickenham, Middlesex, EnglandPrivate1910  

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 5Leslie & Hay18951896Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5John Alexander Ogg Allan18961900Assistant 
Item 3 of 5War Office Architects Department19011903Assistant 
Item 4 of 5Robert Stephen Ayling19031906Assistant 
Item 5 of 5War Office Architects Department1906After 1910Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Robert Stephen Ayling1910for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Arthur Rutherford Jemmett1910for Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Charles Edward Mallows1910for Licentiateship


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 L v3 no234 (microfilm reel 30)