Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Shepherd Moyes
Designation: Architect
Born: 24 April 1879
Bio Notes: William Shepherd Moyes was born on 24 April 1879 at 9 Glenton Terrace, Kelvinside, the son of James Moyes, and agent, and Mary Alexandrina Shepherd from Forfar. The Moyes family may also have originated from Forfarshire.

It is not absolutely certain if Moyes was articled to Honeyman & Keppie from the very beginning, but he was there when he studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1897 to 1901 and was a draughtsman with Honeyman Keppie & Mackintosh until February 1907 when he left for Australia to plant coconuts as well as to practise architecture.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 24, Albert Drive, Queens Park, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1897After 1900 
Item 2 of 2AustraliaPrivate/business1907  

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 2Honeyman & KeppieBefore 18971 January 1901Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh1 January 1901February 1907Draughtsman 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp 45
Item 2 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 3 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltd 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson (including information from GSA Rolls); personal information from Alexander Smellie