Basic Biographical Details

Name: Herbert McGregor Wood
Designation: Architect
Born: 31 March 1885
Bio Notes: Herbert McGregor Wood was born on 31 March 1885. He attended Liverpool University's School of Architecture from 1903, obtaining its certificate in 1907. In that year he was appointed lecturer and demonstrator in that school, concurrently with his private practice. In 1911 he left to become chief assistant to John Macvicar Anderson, moving to John James Burnet's London office by 1913. He passed the qualifying exam in that year and was admitted ARIBA, his proposers being Reilly, Stanley Davenport Adshead and Alfred Brumwell Thomas.

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 3(Sir) Charles Herbert Reillyc. 1907 Assistant 
Item 2 of 3John Macvicar Anderson19111913Chief Assistant 
Item 3 of 3(Sir) John James Burnet1913 Assistant 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Stanley Davenport Adshead1913 For Associateship
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Charles Herbert Reilly1913For Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Alfred Brumwell Thomas1913For Associateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers