Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||William Ferguson Stewart |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||2 August 1917 |
|Died: ||Late 1979 |
|Bio Notes: ||William Ferguson Stewart was born on 2 August 1917, the youngest son of John Stewart, architect, Lanark and his wife Margaret Isabella Henry and younger brother of John Henry Fraser Stewart. He studied at Glasgow School of Architecture from October 1935, and took the final exam at Glasgow University in October 1939. He then gained practical experience, possibly in his father's firm, before joining H M Forces during the Second World War; he was posted in the Middle East. He was admitted ARIBA on 16 May 1944, his proposers being Thomas Harold Hughes, William James Smith and Alexander T Scott. |
He was married twice and at some point lived in Welwyn Garden City. His membership of the RIBA ceased in 1976, at which point he was based in Kimpton, Hertfordshire.
He died sometime between October and December 1979 in Hastings, Sussex.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England||Business|| || || |
|Lanarkshire, Scotland||Private||1920s|| || |
|Whitehouse, Abington, Lanarkshire, Scotland||Private||1944 *|| || |
|3, High Street, Kimpton, Hertfordshire, England||Private/business(?)||1976|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|England and Wales||Births, marriages and deaths|| || |
|Professor David M Walker personal archive||Professor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material|| ||Information from descendant Lesley Bousbaine|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no8362 (combined box 208)|