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08 June 2009

Ellison, Christopher Obie (1832-1904)

Christopher Obie Ellison was born in Liverpool in 1832 or 1833 and was articled to W.H. & J.M. Hay in that city. He commenced practice on his own account in Liverpool in about...

08 June 2009

Skipwith, Frank Peyton (1881-1915)

Born in 1881, Skipwith was educated at Cheam School and Neuenheim College, Heidelberg, and articled to Gibson in 1903, remaining as an assistant and studying at the Architectural Association. He did not however...

08 June 2009

Gibson, James Glen Sivewright (1861-1951)

James Glen Sivewright Gibson was born in Arbroath on 23 November 1861, the son of William Gibson and Elizabeth Sivewright and the brother of Robert Gibson, civil engineer and architect, Dundee. He was...

08 June 2009

William Young (1843-1900)

William Young was born in Paisley in 1843 (christened 25 March), the son of James Young, bootmaker and spirit dealer, and his wife Helen Nisbet. About 1857 he was articled to James Jamieson...

08 June 2009

Thomas Henry Wyatt (1807-1880)

Thomas Henry Wyatt (usually known as T.H. Wyatt) was born at Lough Glin, Co. Roscommon on 9 May 1807, the son of Matthew Wyatt, a magistrate and his wife Anne Hillier. He was...

08 June 2009

Thomas Worthington (1826-1909)

Thomas Worthington was an eminent 19th-century English architect, particularly associated with public buildings in his native Salford. Worthington was the fourth of six sons of a Salford Unitarian cotton merchant. He left school,...

08 June 2009

Wimperis, John Thomas (1829-1904)

John Thomas Wimperis was born in 1829 and commenced practice in London some time before 1866. From 1875 onwards he was particularly associated with the Grosvenor Estate in London, initially speculatively for Mark...

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...