Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Harold Williams
Designation: Architect
Born: 15 November 1876
Died: 9 November 1918
Bio Notes: William Harold Williams was born on 15 November 1876 and educated at Queen's College Taunton. He was articled to John Watson of Torquay from 1893-96, after which he sought further experience in London with Robert William Edis (1897-1903), Alexander Marshall Mackenzie & Son ( 1904-06) and Max Clarke (1906-07). He then moved to Eastbourne as assistant to Richard Goulburn Lovell returning to London as assistant to Frank Atkinson prior to commencing practice in London in 1910. He was admitted LRIBA on 20 July 1911, his proposers being Alexander George Robertson Mackenzie, Max Clarke and Thomas Geoffrey Lucas.

Williams was killed in action in Belgium on 9 November 1918.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Avenue Chambers, Bloomsbury Square, London, EnglandBusiness1911  
Item 2 of 3Clayton Hotel, Wellbeck Street, London, EnglandPrivate1911  
Item 3 of 3Park Gate Hotel, Stanhope Terrace, London, EnglandPrivate1914  

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 6Frank Atkinson 1910Assistant 
Item 2 of 6John Watson18931896Apprentice 
Item 3 of 6(Sir) Robert William Edis18971903Assistant 
Item 4 of 6A Marshall Mackenzie & Son19041906Assistant 
Item 5 of 6Max Clarke19061907Assistant 
Item 6 of 6Richard Goulburn Lovell1907 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Max Clarke20 July 1911For Licentiateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Geoffry Lucas (or Geoffry Lucas)20 July 1911For Licentiateship
Item 3 of 3Alexander George Robertson Mackenzie20 July 1911For Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

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