William Ellerton

Place of Birth
Goldenhill, Staffordshire

  • Born      1881 at Goldenhill, Staffordshire
  • Died       2 May 1950 at Manchester
  • Burial     Southern Cemetery, Manchester

William Ellerton was born in 1881 at Goldenhill, a village on the northern edge of Stoke-on Trent where his father, Herbert was the local blacksmith. By 1901 the family had moved to Manchester where William found employment as an architectural assistant. In 1913 William Ellerton entered into partnership with Frank Stanley Graves under the style of Graves and Elerton as Graves and Ellerton at 9 Mount Street, Manchester. The partnership was dissolved on 23 June 1921 after which William Ellerton continued the business alone at the same address and under the same style of Graves and Ellerton.

1913-1929    Graves & Ellerton, 9 Mount St. Albert Square Manchester
1929-1938    Graves and Ellerton 80 Mosley Street Manchester
1944        Graves and Ellerton. 25 Portland Crescent, Plymouth Grove, Chorlton-on-Medlock
1901        Dickenson Road, Longsight, Manchester
1912-1913    William Ellerton, architect, 92 Kirkmanshulme Lane Levenshulme
1914-1950    William Ellerton (Graves and Ellerton) 25 Portland Crescent, Plymouth Grove, Manchester

Death Notice    Manchester Guardian 3 May 1950 page 10
Death Notice    Manchester Guardian 6 May 1950 page 4

Reference    The London Gazette, 28 June, 1921. Page 5182 – dissolution of partnership

Buildings and Designs

Building Name District Town/City County Country
Unicorn Hotel, 26 Church Street, Manchester Central  Manchester  GMCA  England


Name Designation Formed Dissolved Location
Graves and Ellerton Architectural practice 1913 1921 Manchester