Basic Biographical Details

Name: Haydn Albert Edward Halstead
Born: 24 June 1908
Died: 27 December 1942
Bio Notes: Haydn Albert Edward Halstead was born on 24 June 1908, the son of Haydn Percival Halstead, Professor of Music, and his wife May Naylor. He was articled to Clement George in August 1925, attending classes at the School of Architecture, Robert Gordon's College. He remained in George's office until 1928 and thereafter studied full-time at the School until he obtained his diploma and passed the final exam in June 1932. He was admitted ARIBA on 5 February 1934, his proposers being Robert Leslie Rollo, Robert Gordon Wilson Junior and James Brown Nicol. He was also an Associate of the Aberdeen Society of Architects. He was still living in Aberdeen in about 1950 but no further details are yet known of his career.

He died on 17 August 1955 'on an omnibus in King Street near Castle Street, Aberdeen'. He was survived by his wife Annie Maitland Benson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3602, Holburn Street, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate1934 *  
Item 2 of 38, Ruthrieston Terrace, Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate(?)1939 *  
Item 3 of 350, Clifton Road, AberdeenPrivate1950 *1955 

* 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 1Clement GeorgeAugust 19251928Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3James Brown Nicol5 February 1934for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Robert Leslie Rollo5 February 1934for Associateship
Item 3 of 3Robert Gordon Wilson (junior)5 February 1934for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 2RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2H M Register HouseDeath Register  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no5317 (combined box 70)