Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Hubert Worthington
Designation: Architect
Born: 1886
Died: 1963
Bio Notes: John Hubert Worthington was born in 1886, the son of Thomas Worthington of Manchester and much younger brother of Percy Scott Worthington. He was educated at Sedburgh and Manchester School of Architecture and was articled to his brother in 1905, remaining as an assistant until 1912. He subsequently sought wider experience in the office of Edwin Landseer Lutyens in 1912 and 1913. In 1913 he was taken into partnership by his brother. Percy's son Thomas Shirley Scott Worthington later joined the partnership.

John Hubert Worthington was a Professor of Architecture at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington from 1923 to 1928, a lecturer in Architecture at Oxford University in 1929, and a lecturer in Fine Art at University College, Hull in 1933-34 and 1939. He was knighted in 1949 and died in 1963.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Manchester, 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 4Thomas Worthington & Son19051907Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4(Sir) Percy Scott Worthington1907c. 1910Apprentice 
Item 3 of 4(Sir) Percy Scott Worthington19101912Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Edwin Landseer Lutyens19121914Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4Herbert William Cruickshank (or Herbert William Cruikshank)Early 1931for Fellowship
Item 2 of 4Joseph Lea Gleave2 December 1931For Associateship
Item 3 of 4Cecil Stewart9 January 1951For Fellowship
Item 4 of 4George Stewart1 August 1951For Fellowship


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