Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Patrick Hendry
Designation: Architect
Born: 1865
Died: c. 1941(?)
Bio Notes: William Patrick Hendry was born in Glasgow in 1865 and took classes in civil engineering at the University of Glasgow while articled to the engineers and architects Wharrie Colledge & Brand c.1881-85. He emigrated to New South Wales as assistant to the Government surveyor for Clarence District and set up practice as an architect in Sydney, in partnership with Bristol-born architect Albert F Myers (born c.1846) in 1889. He continued the practice after Myers' death in 1892 but by 1899 losses had obliged him to seek employment with the Queensland Public Works Department, where he was later to work under J S Murdoch. He retired in 1933 and probably died c.1941 when his name was deleted from the Register of Queensland Architects.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1865After 1885 
Item 2 of 3Sydney, AustraliaBusinessBefore 1889Before 1899 
Item 3 of 3Queensland, AustraliaPrivate/businessBefore 1899After 1933(?) 

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 3Wharrie, Colledge & Brandc. 1881c. 1885Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Myers & Hendry1889Before 1899Partner 
Item 3 of 3Queensland Public Works DepartmentBefore 18991933  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Watson, Donald and McKay, Judith1994Queensland Architects of the 19th Century Brisbane: Queensland Museum