Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Sir) Percy Scott Worthington
Designation: Architect
Born: 31 January 1864
Died: 15 July 1939
Bio Notes: Percy Scott Worthington was born on 31 January 1864, the son of Thomas Worthington of Manchester. He was educated at Clifton College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he graduated in 1887 and was articled to his father about this time. He subsequently worked as assistant to John Macvicar Anderson in London, attending the Royal Academy Schools and University College London, where he was awarded the Donaldson medal, before returning to his father's office where he was made a partner in 1891.

He continued the business after his father's death along with his much younger brother John Hubert Worthington (born 1886), who became a partner in 1913. Percy's son Thomas Shirley Scott Worthington later joined the partnership.

Percy Scott Worthington was knighted in 1935 and died in July 1939.

Research in progress. Dates need to be checked.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Manchester, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4Thomas WorthingtonOctober 1886(?)Before 1891(?)Apprentice 
Item 2 of 4John Macvicar AndersonAfter 1887Before 1891Assistant 
Item 3 of 4Worthington & Elgood18911893Partner 
Item 4 of 4Thomas Worthington & Son18931907(?)Partner 

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 2John Hubert Worthington1907c. 1910Apprentice 
Item 2 of 2John Hubert Worthington19101912Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4Andrew Whitford Anderson16 June 1922for Fellowship
Item 2 of 4Stanley Birkett27 March 1911for Associateship
Item 3 of 4Herbert William Cruickshank (or Herbert William Cruikshank)Early 1931for Fellowship
Item 4 of 4James Lindsay GrantLate 1918for Associateship


Currently, there are no references for this architect. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.