Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David Henry White |
|Designation: || |
|Born: ||15 January 1899 |
|Died: ||1966(?) |
|Bio Notes: ||David Henry White was born on 15 January 1899. From 1915 to 1929 he worked as a junior in the office of Messrs Smith & Cross of Rochdale, Lancashire, except for two years spent in the army presumably in the later stages on the First World War. In 1919 he began an International Correspondence Schools complete architecture course. |
In 1929 White moved to a post as chief assistant with Stephen H Clarke in Middlesborough. At the outbreak of the Second World War he left Clarke's office to work as a surveyor on various war time schemes. At the end of hostilities he took a post as principal architect to West Bridgford Urban District Council and prepared all the drawings for new housing schemes. In 1951 he moved to Edinburgh to become principal architect to Messrs William Younger, Abbey Breweries, Edinburgh. He had moved back to Middlesborough by 1953 at the time of his election as LRIBA, proposed by the Council of the Northern Architectural Association, George Pawson Stainsby and (writing unclear - probably) Charles Alfred Harding.
In 1960 he was living in Newcastle. His is not listed in the RIBA directory of 1965. He probably died in 1966 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this :|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|29, Clifton Avenue, Eaglescliffe, Co. Durham, England||Private(?)||1953|| || |
|1, The Wynd, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England||Private||1960 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this :|
|RIBA||1954||RIBA Kalendar 1953-54|| || || |
|RIBA||1961||Kalendar 1960-61|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this :|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|England and Wales||Births, marriages and deaths|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers||L6555 (Box 146)||For Licentiateship|