Basic Biographical Details

Name: Bernard Hugh Webb
Designation: Architect
Born: 23 January 1873
Died: 2 March 1919
Bio Notes: Bernard Hugh Webb was born on 23 January 1873, the son of George Webb manufacturer and ironmonger and his wife, Annie Theresa Webb, and educated privately. He was articled to Wimperis & Arber 1891-94, attending the Regent Street Polytechnic and spending a period at the British School in Rome. Thereafter he studied at the Architectural Association and at the Royal Academy Schools while he was an assistant to Willism Douglas Caroe, Thomas Henry Watson, Saxon Snell and William Flockhart. He commenced independent practice in London in 1898. He commenced independent practice in London in 1898 with an interval in 1901-2 for further study in Italy after winning the Royal Academy Gold Medal and travelling Scholarship in 1901.

Webb was admitted LRIBA on 27 February 1911, his proposers being Hubert Springford East, Herbert Winkler Wills and William Flockhart. He died on 2 March 1919.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 314, South Square, Gray's Inn, London, EnglandBusiness19041914 
Item 2 of 35, Gray's Inn Square, London, EnglandBusiness1911 *  
Item 3 of 3Newlands Cottage, Gosmore, Hertfordshire, EnglandPrivate1914  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 4William Douglas CaröeLate 1890s Assistant 
Item 2 of 4William FlockhartLate 1890s Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Alfred Walter Saxon SnellLate 1890s Assistant 
Item 4 of 4Thomas Henry WatsonLate 1890s Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Herbert Springford East27 February 1911For Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3William Flockhart27 February 1911For Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Herbert Winkler Wills27 February 1911For Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

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