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UK architects

18 July 2009

Davidson, Charles (d.1925)

Charles Davidson was born in Forfar and seems to have been an assistant to Peddie & Kinnear in Edinburgh but moved to Paisley in 1875 to work on their National Bank and Bank...

12 July 2009

Troup, Francis William (1859-1941)

Francis William Troup was born on 11 June 1859 in the Congregational Manse at Huntly, the son of the Rev Robert Troup and his wife Margaret MacDonald. He was educated in Huntly and...

09 July 2009

Fulton, James Black (1875-1922)

James Black Fulton was born at Fenwick on 11 August 1875, the son of Robert Fulton and his wife Janet Black. He came of a scientific family; his great uncle was John Fulton,...

08 July 2009

Bodley & Garner

George Frederick Bodley formed a partnership with Thomas Garner which lasted from 1869 until 1897. George Frederick Bodley was born in Brighton on 14 March 1827, the son of a doctor who practised...

07 July 2009

Burnet, John James (1857-1938)

John James Burnet was born at Blythswood, Glasgow on 31 May 1857, the youngest of the three sons of John Burnet and his wife Elizabeth Hay Bennet. The family were ‘Independents’, i.e. Congregationalists....

07 July 2009

Verity, Francis Thomas (1864-1937)

Francis Thomas Verity was born in Kensington in 1864, the son of the theatre architect Thomas Verity. The younger Verity was educated at Cranleigh School, Surrey and studied at the South Kensington Schools...

07 July 2009

Clutton, Henry (1819-93)

A pupil of Edward Blore between 1835-40, he commenced his own practice in 1844. He won first place in the Lille Cathedral competition with William Burges (his partner from 1851 to 1856). His...

06 July 2009

Talbert, Bruce J. (1838-81)

Bruce James Talbert was born in 1838 in Dundee, the son of James Talbert, merchant and was educated at Dundee High School. He was articled to Millar, a Dundee woodcarver and commenced business...

02 July 2009

Cockerell, Frederick Pepys (1833-1878)

Frederick Pepys Cockerell was a British architect and the second son of Charles Robert Cockerell, also an architect, whose favour for French architecture and sculpture in architecture was a major influence on Frederick....

02 July 2009

Morton, Joseph Hall (1849-1923)

Joseph Hall Morton was born on 15 August 1849 in North Shields and was a pupil of Matthew Thomson of Newcastle from 1864, remaining as his assistant until 1871 when he commenced practice...