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08 June 2009

Mountford, Edward William (1855-1908)

English architect who designed several Gothic Revival churches, but is best known for his public buildings, including the Free Renaissance-style Sheffield Town Hall (1890-7) with elements culled from Spain, France, England, and The...

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...

08 June 2009

Mitchell, Arthur George Sydney (1856-1930)

Arthur George Sydney Mitchell was born at Headswood in Larbert, Stirlingshire on 1 January 1856, the only child of Dr Arthur Mitchell and his wife Margaret Hay Houston, daughter of James Houston of...

08 June 2009

McIntyre, John (1879-1957)

John McIntyre was born on 31 January 1879 in Stranraer and was articled to Alexander Hunter Crawford of Edinburgh in 1895 working mainly on domestic work in Trinity, Morningside and elsewhere and studying...

08 June 2009

May, Edward John (1853-1941)

Edward John May was born a Roman Catholic in 1853 and articled to Decimus Burton in May 1869. He was Burton’s last pupil. Thereafter he was in the offices of Burton’s nephew Henry...

08 June 2009

Mallows, Charles Edward (1864-1915)

Charles Edward Mallows was born in 1864, the son of George Mallows, of Kent & Gostick, boot and shoemakers of Bedford. He was educated privately and articled to a local architect, Francis Thomas...

08 June 2009

Macartney, Sir Mervyn Edmund (1853-1932)

Son of a Co. Armagh, Ireland, family, he was born in London, was a pupil of Richard Norman Shaw, and a founder of the Art-Workers’ Guild. He began practice in 1882, his work...

08 June 2009

Thomas Geoffry Lucas (1872-1947)

Generally known as Geoffry Lucas, but often found incorrectly spelt as Geoffrey Lucas, was a 20th century English architect. He is perhaps best known for his work in connection with the garden city...

08 June 2009

James, Percy Leonard (1878-1970)

P. Leonard James was born into an artistic family on December 7, 1878, in London, England. He studied architecture, articled in 1893, and worked for several firms in London. Ambitious and desiring more...