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Architects & Historical Figures

15 June 2009

William Gilbee Habershon (1818-91)

William Gilbee Habershon was articled to his father, architect Matthew Habershon. He began practice in 1843 in St Neots, subsequently moving to London, and was admitted FRIBA on 9 February 1852, his proposers...

08 June 2009

William Gilmour Wilson (1856-1943)

William Gilmour Wilson was born in 1856 at Rothesay. In 1872 he was articled to Robert Baldie, studying at Glasgow School of Art, and after completing his apprenticeship in 1877 he was successively...

06 June 2009

William Hague (1840-1900)

Born in Cavan, Hague was a prominant church architect with his offices in Westland Row. Amongst his most prominent works are the Roman Catholic churches in Ballybay, Kingscourt, and the Archbishop’s Palace in...

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.