William Alfred Pite? 1860 - 1949
February 11, 2010
In 1893, Mary Adelaide of Cambridge Duchess of Teck laid the foundation stone for the new extension (Anon, The North American Journal of Homeopathy, Volume 53, (American Medical Union, 1905). Page 240) at the London Homeopathic Hospital, designed by architect William Pite, and in 1895, she opened the new extension of 100 beds at the London Homeopathic Hospital.
From http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=202312 William Alfred Pite was born in 1860, the brother of Arthur Beresford Pite. He worked in partnership with Robert Shekleton Balfour from c.1894 until 1907, and from 1919 worked in partnership with his son Robert William Pite and Hubert Moore Fairweather, who had assisted him since 1906, the practice title being Pite, Son & Fairweather. He retired from practice in 1937 and died on 16 August 1949.
Pite worked with and trained Ormrod Maxwell Ayrton, Arthur James Driver, David Webster Robertson, Harry Edward East, William Harvey Ross, Hubert Moore Fairweather, Frederick Bayliss Nightingale, and many others,
William Pite’s notebook of a study tour of Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia in 1882 is held at the RIBA Archive,