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UK architects

24 August 2009

St. Aubyn, James Piers (1815-95)

St. Aubyn was born at Powick Vicarage, Worcestershire, in the English Midlands, the home of his maternal grandfather, on 6 April 1815. He was the second son of the Rev. Robert Thomas St...

24 August 2009

Knill Freeman, Richard (1838-1904)

Richard Knill Freeman was born in 1838 or 1839 and practised in Bolton, Greater Manchester from 1865, initially in partnership with George Cunliffe and after 1871 alone. He later became Diocesan Surveyor for...

07 August 2009

William Venn Gough (1842-1918)

William Venn Gough was born in Frome in Somerset in 1841 or 1842 and was baptised on 26 September ot the latter year. He practised as an architect in Bristol, generally working for...

06 August 2009

Coad, Richard (1825-1900)

Richard Coad was born in Liskeard, Cornwall on 13 February 1825. He was articled to Henry Rice of Liskeard and subsequently worked as assistant to Sir George Gilbert Scott from 1847 to 1864....

05 August 2009

Driver, Charles Henry (1832-1900)

Charles Henry Driver was born on 23 March 1832. He practised in London, working with Sir Joseph William Bazalgette. Driver died on 27 October 1900.

29 July 2009

Streatfeild, Granville Edward Stewart (1869-1947)

Granville Edward Stewart Streatfeild (1869-1947) was born in Howick, Northumberland. His brother, W.C. Streatfeild, was vicar of Eastbourne and briefly Bishop of Lewes. The spelling of the name seems to be correct, though...

29 July 2009

Streatfeild, T.E.C (1848-82)

Thomas Edward Champion Streatfeild (1848-82) had his office at 44 Great Marlborough Street, London, where William O. Milne also worked. He won an RIBA prize for drawing in 1871 and exhibited at the...

27 July 2009

Thomas William Cutler (1842-1909)

Thomas William Cutler worked in his father’s office in London for six years and studied at King’s College, the Royal Academy Schools and the South Kensington Schools. He commenced independent practice in 1866,...

21 July 2009

Thomas Lainson (1825-1898)

One of the most prolific Brighton and Hove architects during the 19th century was Thomas Lainson who was based at North Street. Buildings he designed included the Vallance estate and Cliftonville Congregational Church....

20 July 2009

W.C. Brangwyn (1837-1907)

William Curtis Brangwyn (1837-1907), was an architect and ecclesiastical decorator who illustrated and self-published Gothic Memorials, a compendium of late-Medieval cemetery art (1861).