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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...

08 June 2009

Thomas Graham Jackson (1835-1924)

Thomas Graham Jackson was educated at Brighton College and then Wadham College. After a brilliant career at Oxford he entered the office of Sir George Gilbert Scott at the age of 23, and...

08 June 2009

Harrison, James Stockdale (1874-1952)

James Stockdale Harrison was born in 1874 and articled to his father, Stockdale Harrison of Leicester, in January 1892 and remained as assistant, studying at Leicester Art School. He passed the qualifying exam...

08 June 2009

Hare, Henry Thomas (1861-1921)

Born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire in 1861. Articled to Charles A. Bury of Scarborough from 1876 to 1880. He attended Alelier Gluain and the ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris in 1881 and was...

08 June 2009

Goldie, Edward (1856-1921)

Edward Goldie was born in Sheffield in 1856, the son of architect George Goldie. Like his father, he was educated at Ushaw. He was articled to his father’s practice, Goldie & Child, in...

08 June 2009

Godwin, George (1813-88)

George Godwin was an influential architect, journalist, and editor of The Builder magazine. The son of George Godwin, he trained at his father’s architectural practice in Kensington where he set up a practice...

08 June 2009

Gibson, John (1817-92)

John Gibson was born at Castle Bromwich on 2 June 1817 and educated at King Edward Grammar School in Birmingham. He was articled first to Joseph Aloysius Hansom, but after that architect got...

08 June 2009

George, Sir Ernest (1839-1922)

Sir Ernest George, one of the most successful of the later Victorian architects. Specialising in domestic buildings, his style was notable for the use of red brick and terracotta and his attention to...

08 June 2009

Forbes, James Edwin (1876-1955)

Articled to George Washington Browne, then of Peddie & Washington Browne, from 1892 to 1896, moving thereafter to Robert Rowand Anderson’s office as assistant. During that period he studied at the Edinburgh School...