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UK architects

02 December 2009

Wilson, John Bennie (1848-1923)

Wilson’s earlier churches tended to be Early English, perhaps influenced by his two years with the younger Burnet as well as by his apprenticeship with Honeyman, but in the later 1880s he adopted...

02 December 2009

Stone, Percy Goddard (1856-1934)

Percy Goddard Stone was born in London in 1856 the son of Coutts Stone, also an architect, and was educated at Rugby School. He served his apprenticeship with George Devey in London from...

30 November 2009

Robert Alexander Briggs (1858-1916)

Robert Alexander Briggs was born in London and educated at Smallwood, Hampstead and Sherbourne. He was articled to Gilbert R. Redgrave from 1876 until 1879. He attended Royal Academy Schools and Architectural Association...

03 November 2009

Thomas Verity (1837-91)

English architect. Early in his career he assisted Fowke and H.Y.D. Scott at the South Kensington Museum and the Albert Hall. He designed the Neo-Renaissance Criterion Theatre and Restaurant, Piccadilly Circus (1870-4″”mutilated), the...

02 November 2009

Sulman, Sir John (1849-1934)

Born on 29 August 1849 at Greenwich, Kent, England, third son of John Sulman, jeweller, and his wife Martha, née Quinton. He was educated at Greenwich Proprietary School and in 1863 passed the...

02 November 2009

Fowler, Charles Hodgson (1840-1910)

Fowler was a prolific English ecclesiastical architect who specialised in building and, especially, restoring churches He was born in Nottinghamshire. In the early 1860s, following an apprenticeship with Sir George Gilbert Scott, he...

26 October 2009

Dollman, Francis Thomas (1812-99)

Francis Thomas Dollman was born in 1812 and articled to Augustus Charles Pugin from 1827 to 1832. He was renowned for his skill as a draughtsman and assisted Pugin with the plates for...

22 October 2009

Stokes, Leonard Aloysius Scott (1858-1925)

Leonard Stokes was born in Southport in 1858. He trained in London and travelled in Germany and Italy. Most of his designs were for Roman Catholic buildings, including churches, convents and schools. His...

19 October 2009

William John Green (b.1835-)

William John Green was born c.1835 and was admitted ARIBA on 16 June 1856, presumably from King’s College, London. He won the Soane Medal in 1857, and about that date entered into a...