Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edward Henry Anthony Blount
Designation: Architect
Born: 26 July 1900
Died: 28 June 1950
Bio Notes: Edward Henry Anthony Blount was born on 26 July 1900, the son of Edward Thomas Joseph Bloun, actuary, and his wife Fanny Macdonell Stott. He was articled to Rowand Anderson & Paul in Edinburgh on 1 November 1919, attending classes at Edinburgh College of Art and Heriot-Watt College. On completion of his four-year apprenticeship he remained with Anderson as assistant, leaving him in March 1925 to take up a temporary post as assistant to Brierley & Rutherford of York. Ten months later he returned to Rowand Anderson & Paul, finally leaving in July 1929 to join the Ministry of Finance Works Department in Belfast. He was still there when he was admitted LRIBA in early 1931, his proposers being John Begg, John Watson and the then secretary of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

Blount died aged 46 on 28 June 1950 at the Northern Hospital Dunfermline, survived by his wife Mary Agnes Dingwall.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 210, Leslie Road, Rosyth, Fife, ScotlandPrivate 1950 
Item 2 of 2119, Kimberley Street, Belfast, Northern IrelandPrivate1930 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.


Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5Rowand Anderson & Paul1 November 19191923Apprentice 
Item 2 of 5Rowand Anderson & Paul1923March 1925Assistant 
Item 3 of 5Brierley & RutherfordMarch 1925January 1926Assistant 
Item 4 of 5Rowand Anderson & PaulJanuary 1926July 1929Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Ministry of Finance Architect's Department, (or Department of Works & Public Buildings) Government of Northern IrelandJuly 1929After 1930Assistant 

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2John BeggEarly 1931for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2John WatsonEarly 1931for Licentiateship

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers L no3809 (box 16)