Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Thomas Bolton
Designation: Architect
Born: 14 April 1864
Died: 17 January 1945
Bio Notes: Arthur Thomas Bolton was born on 14 April 1864 and educated at Eagel House, Wimbledon and Haileybury College. He attended lectures at University College, London and was articled to Robert William Edis from 1884 to 1887, passing the qualifying exam in the latter year. He subsequently worked in the office of Richard Phené Spiers. He commenced independent practice in Westminster in 1890. He collaborated with Andrew Noble Prentice on a competition design for Durham County Council Offices in 1895. He was later Vice President of the Architectural Association, Curator of Sir John Soane's Museum from 1917, and Editor of the Wren Society publications from 1923. He died on 17 January 1945.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Westminster, London, EnglandBusiness1890  

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 2(Sir) Robert William Edis18841887Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Richard Phené SpiersAfter 1887Before 1890Assistant 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11895New County Buildings  DurhamEnglandUnsuccessful competition design, in collaboration with Andrew Noble Prentice


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Lever, Jill1894A T Bolton architect Architectural History v XXVII, pp430-442