Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Alfred Pite
Born: 1860
Died: 16 August 1949
Bio Notes: William Alfred Pite was born in 1860, the brother of Arthur Beresford Pite. He worked in partnership with Robert Shekleton Balfour from c.1894 until 1907, and from 1919 worked in partnership with his son Robert William Pite and Hubert Moore Fairweather, who had assisted him since 1906, the practice title being Pite, Son & Fairweather. He retired from practice in 1937 and died on 16 August 1949.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Upper Montague Street, London, EnglandPrivate/businessc. 1896  
Item 2 of 26, Jermyn Street, London, EnglandBusiness1911 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Pite & Balfour1894(?)1907Partner 
Item 2 of 2Pite, Son & Fairweather19191937Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 7Ormrod Maxwell Ayrtonc. 1897(?)Before 1899Assistant 
Item 2 of 7Arthur James Driver19001901Assistant 
Item 3 of 7David Webster RobertsonJanuary 1901April 1901Assistant 
Item 4 of 7Harry Edward EastMarch 1906March 1910Assistant 
Item 5 of 7William Harvey Ross1907After 1911Principal Assistant 
Item 6 of 7Hubert Moore Fairweather19071919Assistant 
Item 7 of 7Frederick Bayliss Nightingalec. 1908Before 1914Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 11Ormrod Maxwell Ayrton30 November 1903for Associateship
Item 2 of 11Detmar Jellings Blow3 December 1906for Fellowship
Item 3 of 11Arthur James Driver30 January 1911for Licentiateship
Item 4 of 11Arthur James DriverLate 1919 or early 1920for Fellowship
Item 5 of 11Harry Edward East20 March 1911for Licentiateship
Item 6 of 11William Courtenay Le Maitre4 December 1905for Associateship
Item 7 of 11James MacLaren Ross19 January 1903for Associateship
Item 8 of 11William Harvey Ross20 March 1911for Licentiateship
Item 9 of 11James Hervey Rutherford30 November 1925for Fellowship
Item 10 of 11Robert Ernest Stewardson5 December 1904for Associateship
Item 11 of 11William Fleming Wilkie3 December 1906for Fellowship

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 81897Town Hall  CardiffWalesUnsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 81899Cartwright Memorial HallBradford YorkshireEnglandThird premiated competition design (50)
Item 3 of 81903All Saints' ChurchEaling LondonEngland 
Item 4 of 81904St Andrew's Presbyterian ChurchHampstead LondonEngland 
Item 5 of 81906Christ ChurchCrouch End LondonEnglandEnlargement of north aisle
Item 6 of 81926Institute for Royal National Mission for Deep Sea Fishermen  AberdeenScotlandCompetition design (?) exhibited
Item 7 of 81936Medical School, Aberdeen University  AberdeenScotland 
Item 8 of 81942Student Hostel for the University of Aberdeen  AberdeenScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this :
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalSeptember 1929 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp507 Obituary