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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...

08 June 2009

Scott, John Oldrid (1841-1913)

Born in London, the second son of Sir George Gilbert Scott, and father of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (1880-1960), he trained with his brother, George jnr, in his father’s office from 1860. He...

08 June 2009

Weir Schultz, Robert (1860-1951)

Robert Weir Schultz was born in Port Glasgow on 26 July 1860, the son of Henry Schultz, sugar refiner, and Isabella Smail Weir, youngest daughter of Robert Weir, a physician in Galashiels, where...

08 June 2009

William Henry Romaine-Walker (1854-1940)

William Henry Romaine-Walker was a member of the family of dealers who ran Walker’s Galleries. Following his schooling at Lancing College, he was articled for five years to one of the leading Victorian...

08 June 2009

Robson, Edward Robert (1835-1917)

Edward Robert Robson was born in Durham on 2 March 1835 and from 1851-53 worked in the building firm of his father. During this time he executed his first design for the Bethel...