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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...

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...