Basic Biographical Details

Name: William D'Arcy Cathcart
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William D'Arcy Cathcart was articled to William Black of Cape Town, South Africa from 1904 to 1907. He subsequently studied at the Architectural Association Schools in London and worked as assistant to Walter Frederick Cave and to Keen & Ferrier. He later practised in Salisbury, Rhodesia.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Cape Town, South AfricaPrivateBefore 1904After 1907Place of apprenticeship, in office of William Black
Item 2 of 4London, EnglandPrivate/businessBefore 1909Before 1931 
Item 3 of 4Murray Buildings, Main Street, Umtali, Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia toBusiness1935 * Branch office run by William Fyfe Hendry
Item 4 of 422, Enterprise Road, Highlands, Salisbury, Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia toBusiness1951 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Kenneth Andrew Begg19311933Chief Assistant 
Item 2 of 2William Fyfe HendryOctober 19321935ArchitectManager of branch office at Umtali


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2William Fyfe Hendry22 July 1935for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2William Fyfe Hendry3 April 1951For Fellowship


Bibliographic References

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