Male, born 1879-02-19, died 1976-06-08

Associated with the firm network

Woodroofe and Constable, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman/Apprentice, Richard L. Williams, Architect, Denbigh, UK, 1894-1898; Draftsman, Ralph Nevill, Architect, London, c. 1898; Principal, Artnott Woodroofe, Architects, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1899-1890, c. 1903; Assistant Architect, Sir Andrew Thoma Taylor, Architect, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1900-11/1902; Principal, Arnott Woodroofe, Architect, Tacoma, WA, c. 1903-1906, c. 1908, 06/1919- ; in 1903, Woodroofe maintained his office at 1423 Georgia Street in Vancouver.

Partner, Woodroofe and Tuttle, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1906-1907; Partner, Woodroofe and Constable, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1909-1914; Partner, Woodroofe, Griffin and Hill, Architects, Tacoma, WA, -05/1919;

Professional Activities

Woodroofe received his certificate to practice architecture in 1902.

According to the Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation's biographical entry on Woodroofe, the architect was an associate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). His application to join RIBA was supported by his former employer Andrew Taylor, J. Slater, and E.A. Gruning. (See also Alison Felstead, Jonathan Franklin, Directory of British Architects, 1834-1914, Vol. 2, [London: RIBA, 1993], p. 1055.)



Coursework, Architectural Association, London, UK, c. 1898-1899; coursework, Regent Street Polytechnical School, London, UK, c. 1898-1899.



Born in England, Woodroofe first worked in the town of Denbigh from 1894-1898, before moving to London to enroll in the Architectural Association (AA) and the Regent Street Polytechnical School in 1898. He remained here during 1898-1899, when he immigrated to Vancouver, BC, in 09/1899. Woodroofe worked in the Vancouver for about four years before moving to Tacoma, WA, where he settled until about 1914.

Woodroofe lived a long life, passing away at age 97 in Spokane, WA.


He married Alice M. Burt on 03/09/1909 in Pierce County, WA. He married again to Alice H. Calhoun on 03/07/1936 in Columbia County, WA.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 533-03-8069

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 7130