Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Joshua Belton Perkin
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William Joshua Belton Perkin was the son of William Perkin of Leeds. He was articled to his father's practice of Perkin & Backhouse for five years, and was taken into partnership after its dissolution in 1865, the practice title becoming Perkin & Son. Another son, Henry Perkin, was articled to the new partnership in the first year of its existence, and was taken into partnership himself in 1871. William Perkin the elder died on 17 March 1874. Henry entered into partnership with George Bertram Bulmer three years later.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Leeds, Yorkshire, 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 2William Perkin and Elisha BackhouseBefore 18601865Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Perkin & Son1865 Partner 

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 11865City PoorhouseCraiglockhart EdinburghScotlandThird premiated competition design (80 premium)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914