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Architects & Historical Figures

06 June 2009

William Henry Byrne (1844-1917)

Studied under J.J. McCarthy before establishing a partnership with John O’Neill as O’Neill & Byrne in 1869. After the death of O’Neill in 1883, he practised alone as W.H. Byrne until 1902. He...

08 June 2009

William Henry Romaine-Walker (1854-1940)

William Henry Romaine-Walker was a member of the family of dealers who ran Walker’s Galleries. Following his schooling at Lancing College, he was articled for five years to one of the leading Victorian...

03 December 2009

William Henry Thorp (1852-1944)

William Henry Thorp was born in Leeds in 1852 and was articled to A.M. Fowler, Leeds Borough Surveyor. He commenced practice on his own account in 1876 and in the 1890 merged it...

08 June 2009

William Henry White (1862-1949)

William Henry White was born in Bristol on 23 December 1862 and was educated at Bristol Grammar School, later studying at Bristol School of Art. He was articled to W. Hartley Price from...

19 October 2009

William John Green (b.1835-)

William John Green was born c.1835 and was admitted ARIBA on 16 June 1856, presumably from King’s College, London. He won the Soane Medal in 1857, and about that date entered into a...

08 June 2009

William Lloyd Baily (1862-1947)

An architect, died April 6, 1947, at his home in Haverford, Pennsylvania; aged eighty-five. Born Haverford; partner Baily & Basset, Philadelphia architects, 1889-1930.

08 June 2009

William Morley (1847-1930)

William James Morley was born in 1847 and educated at Leeds Grammar School. He was articled to Lockwood & Mawson of Bradford in 1861 and became their office manager in 1868, leaving at...

07 August 2009

William Venn Gough (1842-1918)

William Venn Gough was born in Frome in Somerset in 1841 or 1842 and was baptised on 26 September ot the latter year. He practised as an architect in Bristol, generally working for...

08 June 2009

William Young (1843-1900)

William Young was born in Paisley in 1843 (christened 25 March), the son of James Young, bootmaker and spirit dealer, and his wife Helen Nisbet. About 1857 he was articled to James Jamieson...

02 December 2009

Wilson, John Bennie (1848-1923)

Wilson’s earlier churches tended to be Early English, perhaps influenced by his two years with the younger Burnet as well as by his apprenticeship with Honeyman, but in the later 1880s he adopted...