Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Isaac Chambers
Designation: Architect
Born: 1847
Died: 1924
Bio Notes: William Isaac Chambers practised in Sunderland. He was admitted ARIBA in 1872. He was briefly in partnership with William Larkin Bernard in Sunderland in 1873-74. He was then in Cambridge and then Edinburgh but it is not clear if he was in practice or was employed by an Edinburgh firm. Chambers then worked in Ireland 1879-1885. There is also a letter in RIBA files by R Rowe which condemns Chambers as unreliable and claims that he left for Edinburgh to escape debts in Cambridge and ends, "I could tell you more, but refrain".

He died in 1924.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Sunderland, County Durham, EnglandBusiness1871 *  
Item 2 of 3Edinburgh, ScotlandBusinessMid 1870s  
Item 3 of 3London, EnglandBusiness1889 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1John Hatton Markham19021902 or 1903Assistant 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2  Accessed June 2012

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Graham Potts