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UK architects

07 June 2009

Douglas, John (1830-1911)

Trained in Lancaster and who set up his practice in Chester. His mother had been born and brought up on the Eaton estate in Cheshire and he went on to design of many...

07 June 2009

Dawber, Sir Edward Guy (1861-1938)

Edward Guy Dawber was born at King’s Lynn in 1861, the son of a merchant there. He was articled to William Adams in the same town about 1877 and then moved to Dublin...

07 June 2009

Davis, Arthur Joseph (1878-1951)

Davis studied at École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the 1880s. He was a senior partner in the firm Mewes & Davis, with Charles Mewès. The firm designed the construction and decoration of...

07 June 2009

Cullen, Alexander (1856-1911)

Alexander Cullen was born on 18 June 1856 at Craigneuk, Wishaw, the son of William Cullen and his wife Mary Hill. Initially he was apprenticed to a builder, but he then attended Glasgow...

07 June 2009

James Cubitt (1836-1912)

James Cubitt’s family came from Norfolk and was not related to the civil engineering family of Cubitts. His father was a Baptist minister who taught at Spurgeon’s Pastor’s College. Cubitt was articled to...

07 June 2009

Cousin, David (1809-78)

David Cousin was born in North Leith in 1809 (christened 28 May), the son of John Cousin, joiner and his wife Isabella Paterson. He was articled to his father as a joiner but...

07 June 2009

Thomas Edward Collcutt (1840-1924)

Thomas Edward Collcutt was born in Oxford on 16 March 1840. He was educated at the Oxford Diocesan School at Cowley and at Mill Hill. In 1856 Collcutt was articled to Richard Armstrong,...

07 June 2009

Carpenter, Richard Herbert (1841-1893)

Richard Herbert Carpenter was born in July 1841, the son of the architect Richard Cromwell Carpenter, and was educated at Charterhouse. He was taken into partnership by William Slater in 1863 and was...

07 June 2009

William Douglas Caroe (1857-1938)

William Douglas Caroe (1857 – 1938) was a British architect, particularly of churches. His sons were the architect A. D. R. Caroe, and Sir Olaf Caroe. The firm he founded, Caroe & Partners,...