Wilfred Scotter Owen

Place of Birth
Hale, Altrincham

  • Born                  1887 at Hale, Alrincham
  • Christened         15 May 1887 at Bowdon Parish Church.
  • Married (1)         1914 Gladys Olive Agnes Evans at St George, Hanover Square,
  • Married (2)         1933 Florence May Whiting at St George, Hanover Square,
  • Died                  15 July 1947 at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases St. Marylebone London W1
  • Cremation          Golders Green

The youngest son of the architect William Owen of Manchester and Hale and Alice Annie (nee Scotter) daughter of Sir Charles Scotter Articled to his father 1903-1908 and attended Manchester University BA Architecture in 1908 and MA in 1910. RA Schools 1909-1911.  Assistant in H M Office of Works from 1908 to 1914. Passed qualifying exam 1912 and was elected Associate of the RIBA on 2 December 1912, proposed by H Tanner, W Pott, G Hubbard. During the First World War he served in the 54th Division of the East Anglia Regiment. Returning to civilian life, he commenced independent practice about 1920. Elected Fellow of the RIBA in 1924.

1913    Wilfred Scotter Owen MA H M Office of Works Storey’s Gate Westminster, London SW
1922     Wilfred Scotter Owen MA PASI 121 Cannon Street, London EC4
1924-1929 Wilfred Scotter Owen MA (Arch) Manchester PASI 9 Kings Bench Walk Temple, London EC4
1933-1937 Wilfred Scotter Owen MA (Arch) Manchester FSI 51 Cleveland Square London WC

1911    Hampstead
1912    196 Heath Street, Hampstead, London NW, 
1919    45 Glasslyn Road, Crouch End London N8
1947    5 Lancaster Gate London WC2