Basic Biographical Details

Name: Stucke & Bannister
Born: 1901
Died: 1908
Bio Notes: William Henry Stucke was born on 6 March 1865 in Cheltenham, where he received his architectural training. He subsequently worked in various London offices until 1889 when he emigrated to South Africa. There he went first to Bloemfontein and then to Johannesburg. He was assisted from 1896 by William Ernest Bannister, who had been born in Alloa on 26 February 1874 and had recently emigrated.

Stucke closed the office at the beginning of the Boer War in 1899 and he and Bannister moved to Port Elizabeth. Bannister was taken into partnership in 1901 and the Stucke & Bannister practice returned to Johannesburg at the end of the war in 1902. Bannister married in the following year.

The partnership of Stucke & Bannister was dissolved in 1908 when Bannister returned to Scotland.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Port Elizabeth, South AfricaBusiness18991902 
Item 2 of 2Johannesburg, South AfricaBusiness19021908 

Employment and Training

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 3William Henry Stucke19011908Partner 
Item 2 of 3William Ernest Bannister19011908Partner 
Item 3 of 3George Morrison Hay19021906Chief Assistant 


Bibliographic References

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Item 1 of Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildings