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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...

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...

08 June 2009

Welch, Herbert Arthur (1884-1953)

Started his career as one of Raymond Unwin’s team of architects working on Hampstead Garden Suburb, designing properties in Golders Green Road and Hendon Fire Station (1912). In 1929 Welch formed a partnership...

08 June 2009

Webb, Sir Aston (1849-1930)

Sir Aston Webb, RA, FRIBA, (May 22, 1849 – August 21, 1930) was an English architect, active in the late 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century. He was President...

08 June 2009

Waterhouse, Gilbert (1883-1916)

Gilbert Waterhouse was an English architect and, later, war poet. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme while serving as a second lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion...

08 June 2009

Waterhouse, Alfred (1830-1905)

Waterhouse was particularly associated with the Victorian Gothic revival. He is perhaps best known for his design for the Natural History Museum in London, although he also built a wide variety of other...

08 June 2009

Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley (1857-1941)

Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857 – 1941), an English architect and furniture designer, was one of the first people to understand and appreciate the significance of industrial design. He is considered as one...

08 June 2009

Thomas Hyslop Ure (1863-1913)

Thomas Hyslop Ure (generally known as T. Hyslop Ure) was born in 1863 and practised in Dunfermline. There must have been some connection with George Mackie Watson of Edinburgh who was three years...

08 June 2009

Townsend, Harrison (1851-1928)

English architect and designer. He was educated at Birkenhead School and articled to the Liverpool architect Walter Scott (1811-75) in 1870. He moved to London with his family in 1880 and was associated...