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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...

08 June 2009

Tanner, Henry (1849-1935)

Sir Henry Tanner was born in 1849 and was trained in the office of Anthony Salvin. He worked in H M Office of Works, London as assistant surveyor from 1871 to 1876, moving...

08 June 2009

Saxon Snell, Henry

Henry Saxon Snell, the son of George Blagrave Snell, lived and practised in London, England. Between 1878 and 1891, he was in partnership with his sons, Harry Saxon Snell and Alfred Saxon Snell,...

08 June 2009

Smirke, Sydney (1798-1877)

Sydney Smirke, architect, (1798 – 8 December 1877) was born in London, England, the younger brother of Sir Robert Smirke, also an architect. Their father, also Robert Smirke, had been a well-known 18th...

08 June 2009

Shaw, Richard Norman (1831-1912)

Shaw was born in Edinburgh, but moved to London in 1845. In the following year heentered the London office of William Burn, a Scottish architect with a large country house practice. He studied...