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WINDER, Arthur

Born: 1830
Died: 1913


In 1868 possibly of 40 Chorington Square, WC. First articled to Richard Suter of London, later worked for J Chester Landsdowne and Co. in 1876. Winter writes in 1875 that he ' ... was engaged in England to come out ... for three years as architectural draughtsman.' Was recorded working for the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY under Adolphus William ACKERMANN. He worked on the Houses of Parliament, but when halted due to financial constraints was working for the CAPE GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS on the Railway Station, Adderley St. He was retrenched in the depression of 1884. He worked from time to time for Cape Public works from where he retired in 1891. In 1911,as an octogenarian, he entered the competition for the Canberra Parliament, Australia as Entry No 72 (Reps, 1993: 378).

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 WINDER

Reps, John W. 1997. Canberra 1912 : Plans and planners of the Australian capital competition. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. pp 378