Basic Biographical Details

Name: Colin Rowntree
Born: 9 August 1891
Died: 1965
Bio Notes: Colin Rowntree was born on 9 August 1891 at 9 Queen Square, Strathbungo, the son of architect Fred Rowntree and his wife Mary Anna Gray and younger brother of Douglas Woodville Rowntree. He was articled to his father, remaining as assistant from 1910-14 and partner with his father and brother from 1919. His father retired in 1927.

He died in 1965.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 111, Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith, London, EnglandBusiness1912After 1922 

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 3Fred Rowntreec. 19051910Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Fred Rowntree19101914Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Fred Rowntree & Son (Fred Rowntree & Sons)1919 Partner 

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 101912West China UniversityChengtu SzechuanChinaWon design competition
Item 2 of 10After 1912Newspaper House  LondonEngland 
Item 3 of 101913Friends Meeting House, North SquareGolders Green LondonEngland 
Item 4 of 101913St John's Presbyterian ChurchNorthwood LondonEnglandWon in competition
Item 5 of 101919Rowntree ParkYork YorkshireEnglandLayout - with W J Swain
Item 6 of 101922Friends SchoolSaffron Walden EssexEnglandAddition of art rooms and classroom block
Item 7 of 101923Friends Meeting HouseHaringey LondonEngland 
Item 8 of 101924Manor House, Langdale EndScarborough YorkshireScotland 
Item 9 of 101926Friends Meeting HouseMuswell Hill LondonScotland 
Item 10 of 101927Friends Meeting HouseCambridge CambridgeshireScotland 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Peter RobsonInformation via website from Peter Robson, great gandson of William Rowntree (1806-1901) Sent September 2007
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Research by Iain Paterson