Habershon and Pite

Architectural practice

Following the dissolution of the practice of E and W G Habershon, William Gilbee Habershon took his former pupil, Alfred Robert Pite, into practice in 1861. Born in 1832, Pite had left Habershon to gain experience in the office of Philip Charles Hardwick in 1851 and had emigrated to Brazil as architect to the Don Pedro Railway in 1856. He was admitted FRIBA on 5 December 1864. Pite and retired in 1877 at the early age of 45 (he died on 15 February 1911. William Glbee Habershon continued the practice with James Follet Fawckner who had been a partner since 1870, although his name did not appear in the firm's title at that time.

1861 : 38, Bloomsbury Square, London, England
1861 : Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales – branch office