Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||John Stewart Hardie |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: || |
|Died: || |
|Bio Notes: ||John Stewart Hardie was articled to George Alexander Lyle of Lyle & Constable from 1900 to 1904, attending classes at the School of Applied Art, Edinburgh. In the latter year he was awarded the National Scottish Art Survey Scholarship, enabling him to spend six months travelling and measuring Scottish buildings. On completion of his tour in 1905 he moved to Liverpool where he joined Briggs, Wolstenholme, Hobbs & Thornely as junior assistant. He remained with them until 1908 and in 1909 entered the office of Aubrey Thomas as assistant, moving to that of George Walter Atkinson in Leeds in 1910 and to Philip Lockwood of Chester in 1911 before briefly returning to Briggs & Thornely in Liverpool in 1914. In that year he entered the armed forces, serving in France during the First World War. |
He returned to Liverpool in 1919, obtaining the post of assistant architect in the Housing Department of Liverpool Corporation. Whilst there he passed the qualifying exam in December 1921 and was admitted ARIBA in mid-1923, his proposers being Frederick Brice Hobbs, Thomas Faulkner Shepheard and Arnold Thornely, who described him as 'a first class draughtsman & well qualified in various branches of the profession'.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|5, 4th Avenue, Prescot Road, Old Swan, Liverpool, England||Private||1923 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no3660 (microfilm reel 27)|