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REID, William Henry

Born: 1831
Died: 1900


Born in London, Reid practised in Plymouth, England from 1856 to 1877 when he left for Cape Town, probably for reasons of health, taking his family. He appears to have established an office in Cape Town where his sons received a start in their training. Reid was a founder member of the Engineers and Architects Association of South Africa, Cape Town 1884. His three sons, Arthur REID, Harry REID and Walter REID all became architects. Reid died in Cape Town.

(Radford 1979)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing REID

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880 1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp