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Architects & Historical Figures

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...

08 June 2009

Wimperis, John Thomas (1829-1904)

John Thomas Wimperis was born in 1829 and commenced practice in London some time before 1866. From 1875 onwards he was particularly associated with the Grosvenor Estate in London, initially speculatively for Mark...

06 June 2009

Woodward, Benjamin (1816-1861)

Benjamin Woodward (1816-1861) was born in Tullamore, County Offaly. He was trained as an Engineer but developed an interest in medieval architecture, producing measured drawings of Holy Cross Abbey County Tipperary. These drawings...

06 June 2009

Yvonne Farrell

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Established Grafton Architects in 1977 with Shelley McNamara, whose work together has received numerous awards and has been published extensively internationally and exhibited at Dublin, London,...