Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Henry Stucke
Born: 6 March 1865
Died: 11 April 1931
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 Scottish expatriate William Ernest Bannister.

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. Stucke continued to work in partnership with Bannister until 1908 when Bannister returned to Scotland. He died on 11 April 1931.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Bloemfontein, South AfricaBusinessc. 18901893 
Item 2 of 4Johannesburg, South AfricaBusiness18931899 
Item 3 of 4Port Elizabeth, South AfricaBusiness18991902 
Item 4 of 4Johannesburg, South AfricaBusiness1902  

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 1Stucke & Bannister19011908Partner 

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 1William Ernest Bannister18961901Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1George Morrison Hay27 February 1911for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of Website of artefacts, for the recording of South African buildings