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07 June 2009

Thomas Edward Collcutt (1840-1924)

Thomas Edward Collcutt was born in Oxford on 16 March 1840. He was educated at the Oxford Diocesan School at Cowley and at Mill Hill. In 1856 Collcutt was articled to Richard Armstrong,...

07 June 2009

Carpenter, Richard Herbert (1841-1893)

Richard Herbert Carpenter was born in July 1841, the son of the architect Richard Cromwell Carpenter, and was educated at Charterhouse. He was taken into partnership by William Slater in 1863 and was...

07 June 2009

William Douglas Caroe (1857-1938)

William Douglas Caroe (1857 – 1938) was a British architect, particularly of churches. His sons were the architect A. D. R. Caroe, and Sir Olaf Caroe. The firm he founded, Caroe & Partners,...

07 June 2009

Thomas Martin Cappon (1863-1939)

Thomas Martin Cappon was born in Monifieth on 4 April 1863, the son of James Cappon, a Dundee shipmaster who had served under Lord Nelson and his wife Janet Martin Educated at Newport...

07 June 2009

Brooks, James (1825-1901)

As a young man Brooks was influenced by the writings of Pusey and other members of the Oxford Movement. When he moved to London in 1847 he became a pupil of the architect...

07 June 2009

Bodley, George (d. 1907)

George Bodley was articled to the famous architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, under whose influence he became imbued with the spirit of the Gothic revival, and he gradually became known as the chief...

07 June 2009

Blomfield, Charles James (1862-1932)

Charles James Blomfield was born on 4 February 1862, the son of Arthur William Blomfield. He was educated at Charterhouse and the Royal Academy Schools, and was articled to his father. He commenced...

07 June 2009

Blomfield, Sir Arthur William (1829-99)

Arthur William Blomfield was born on 6 March 1829 at Fulham Palace in London the fourth son of Charles James Blomfield, Bishop of London 1828-1857. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity...

07 June 2009

Bell, Charles (1846-99)

Charles Bell was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire in 1846 and was educated at Grantham Grammar School. Thereafter he worked for a period of time in his brother’s building firm. He subsequently served his...