Basic Biographical Details

Name: Eyre & Munro
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1 October 1887
Ended: 1892
Bio Notes: William Henry Allan Munro was born in Inverness in 1856, the son of George Munro, tailor, and his wife Mary Allan. Around 1872 he was articled to Matthews & Lawrie. In 1876 he moved to Edinburgh and after working for several practices there married Isabella Mary Budge c.1881, probably on the strength of having been put in charge of the Workington office of George Dale Oliver of Carlisle. In 1886 he emigrated to become architect to Rooney Brothers of Townsville, Queensland. There he won the competition for the Queensland Hotel and was taken into partnership by Walter Morris Eyre (born 1858) on 1 October 1887, from 1891 as manager of their Charters Towers office. The partnership was dissolved in 1892.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaBusiness18871892 
Item 2 of 2Charters Towers, Queensland, AustraliaBusiness18911892Branch office

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1William Henry Allan Munro1 October 18871892Partner 


Bibliographic References

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